David Ross Tells His Concussion Story

David Ross Tells His Concussion Story

Retired professional baseball player, David Ross, talks about seeking treatment from the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program and how it gave him his career back.

Read David’s full story.

David Ross Video Transcript

David: You got to be a little off anyway, I think, to be a catcher. I got hit with a couple of foul balls to the head and didn’t really think anything of it. Felt a little foggy. Couldn’t eat. The anger came really quick.

When I’d go to swing, the ball would kind of disappear. My wife said, “If you don’t tell the doctors, I’m going to.” They sent me to UPMC. They looked at me and said, “You’ve got a pretty good concussion.” They gave me a plan, like a rehab for your brain. Just to come from that, to catch the last out of the series. I didn’t choose to get those concussions but I did choose UPMC.


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