This is scary.

In a game against Mississippi State, Florida’s Ryan Larson took a fastball to the head.

That hit the helmet square, and Larson dropped like a rock. Here’s the surprising part — he stayed in the game and took the base.

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In an era in which concussions are big news in all sports, it’s a bit surprising to see a college player stay in the game — especially since, as reported from the scene, Larson eventually had to come out.

The good news — x-rays were negative, though Larson is now day-to-day.

Larson is a big part of the Gators attack. He’s second on the team with a .318 average, and has a slash line of .318/.402/.478 with five home runs and 23 RBI.

Baseball player gets hit in the helmet with a fastball, and what happens next is head scratching Gator Country via Twitter
Ray Marcano About the author:
Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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