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Sports - August 16, 2013

Gaffney turns in batting helmet for football pads

Getting hit by a pitch not nearly as painful as getting hit by a linebacker

by Rick Eymer

Tyler Gaffney set a record for getting hit by a pitch during his first full season as a professional baseball player in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. In 38 games with State College of the New York-Penn League. He was hit 20 times.

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