Kris Bryant Won’t Slide Head First Anymore: “There’s more important things”

USA Today Sports

Chicago Cubs rookie third basemen and all of Cubs fans suffered a scare on Sunday after Kris Bryant slid head first into second base while getting tagged by Brewers shortstop Jean Segura on the head during the slide. Bryant ended up being okay, but it lead Bryant to think about how he slides. He will no longer slide head first into bases, as he told Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago.

“I only have one head. I only have one life so there’s nothing really to joke about.”

Bryant makes a good point here. Some concussions in baseball last a long time, and while in the National Football League, players step away from the game due to concussions.

“There’s more important things than being safe [at the base],” Bryant said.

Bryant is batting .246 on the season with 14 home runs and 61 runs batted in.

Like The Game Day Report on Facebook

The Game Day Report on YouTube

The Game Day Report on Google Newsstand 


Subscribe to The Game Day Report for the latest sports news, offers, highlights, and exclusive content.

Join 188,796 other followers

About Tony Montalto (2081 Articles)
Twitter: @tony_montalto


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: