(The News&Observer) – Tyler Zombro awoke in the hospital, surrounded by family. He didn’t know why he was there. He couldn’t remember. One moment he’d been on the pitchers mound at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, a promotion away from the Major Leagues, and in the next, he was on the move from the ICU to a regular hospital bed.
Everything in between remained a blur. In some ways, it still is.
Zombro, 27, likes it that way. He has never watched what happened to him. The replay is out there, easy enough to find, but he has no intention of ever seeing it, not “after I saw how negatively the video affected so many people around me,” he said earlier this week, almost a year after witnesses feared the worst when a line drive knocked him unconscious. CONTINUE