New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman suffered a broken leg and a dislocated ankle on his second jump while skydiving for charity. Cashman was jumping with the Army's Golden Knights in an effort to raise money for the Wounded Warrior project.
According to initial reports, Cashman had suffered a fracture ankle with the bone protruding through the skin.
People who attended to cashman say they're pretty sure his ankle is broken. They say bone was sticking out. Took him to hospital.
— John Harper (@NYDNHarper) March 4, 2013
Ken Davidoff of the New York Post said that rumor was not true. Cashman suffered a fractured fibula and a dislocated ankle. He was scheduled for surgery immediately after the injury. The surgery was presumably a success.
Cashman adds "No protruding bone, as rumored" in his right ankle. But it's probably broken. #Yankees
— Ken Davidoff (@KenDavidoff) March 4, 2013
While some have questioned Cashman's decision to go skydiving as the Yankees season is just about to get underway, the GM was doing so for charity. He was in good spirits after the injury and was even joking about the ankle injury.
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