Approximately 10 million children and adolescents play baseball as part of a team or in backyards each year in the United States. While baseball is a great way for people of all ages to get out and get some exercise, injuries can and do occur. Taking a few precautions will help reduce the chance of injury and help everyone enjoy our national pastime.
Press Release: National Study Finds Youth Baseball-Related Injuries Down 25 Percent - May 26, 2009
Press Release: Injuries to High School Baseball Players Becoming More Serious - June 2, 2008
PubMed Abstract: Baseball-Related Injuries to Children Treated in Hospital Emergency Separtments in the United States, 1994-2006 - June 2009
PubMed Abstract: Epidemiological Features of High School Baseball Injuries in the United States, 2005-2007 - June 2008
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