Sandy Koufax hit in head at Dodgers’ camp

April 1, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers former player Sandy Koufax get the ball from manager Don Mattingly (8) to to throw out the first pitch before the game against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Injuries are not restricted to just players in sports. Coaches and bystanders can be hit just as hard.

A scary moment happened at the Dodgers’ training facility today as Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax, Special Advisor to the team Chairman, was drilled in the head with a line drive, reports Ken Gurnick of Koufax was observing batting practice when a foul ball hit him in the left side of the head.

According to reports from media members in attendance, Koufax stayed on his feet but suffered a forehead cut. He was conscious and smiling as he was driven to the minor league side of the complex with a trainer. Andre Ethier seems to have been the batter who hit the line drive.

Topics: Los Angeles Dodgers

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