The definition of horrifying is to cause great shock, dismay or terror. Normally, that is something you would see in a “thriller” movie.
However, the sport of baseball has certainly seen its share of horrifying moments in its over 135-year history—from unexpected deaths of players to egregious displays on the field of play to outrageous acts, baseball is certainly not immune to horror.
Bleacher Report will take a look at those moments in time that have left fans and the baseball community alike absolutely stunned at the events that have unfolded.
Here then are the 40 most horrifying moments in baseball history.