The best baseball players in the world have to be some of the most hydrated athletes on the planet. They are constantly on the go, running and jumping and sliding around in the field. And then, after all of that, they have to run into the bathroom and pee on their hands.
In this post, we examine whether or not MLB players urinate on their hands, and if so, why they do it.
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What Does Urine Do to Your Skin?
Urinary tract infections can make you think your skin is falling off. But what really happens when you get a UTI? Your urine is loaded with bacteria that can cause damage to the skin. It’s not just you! Your urine could be making your skin a little worse for wear.
A urinary tract infection is a bacterial infection that begins in the urethra (the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body) and spreads up to the kidneys. While it sounds gross, UTIs are surprisingly common. Approximately 9 million Americans are diagnosed with a UTI each year, and they can occur at any age.
When you have a UTI, bacteria in the urine move up into the kidney and can irritate the lining of the bladder, resulting in symptoms like increased frequency of urination, burning while urinating, cloudy urine, and a strong need to go to the bathroom. Most people experience some combination of these symptoms.
It’s important to note that UTIs don’t always lead to problems. Some women experience no symptoms at all, but others will experience mild symptoms that quickly resolve without treatment.
Notable Players Admitting to Peeing on Their Own Hands
Many MLB players have admitted to peed on their hands throughout the history of the game. One notable baseball player admitting to peeing on their hands during an interview was Moises Alou. The former All-Star outfielder, Moises Alou, cited the benefits of pee to harden the skin and prevent calluses. When she didn’t use batting gloves, Moises developed blisters on his hands so she taught him to pee to help toughen them up.
A few Major League Baseball players have pissed on their hands while they were warming up for a game. Among them were Jorge Posada of the New York Yankees and Kerry Wood of the Chicago Cubs. Jameson Taillon began developing a blister on his middle finger during a game in 2018, and he told the press he would pee on his hand if it helped. As it was known if he did partake in that practice, but the conversation is ordinary in dugouts and clubhouses.
What are the Drawbacks of Using Lotion In a Baseball Game?
This is an interesting question that can help us to figure out what’s wrong with a baseball game. The problem in baseball is that there are rules and the rules are not flexible. In order for something to be valid, it must follow the rules. For example, baseball is based on the fact that you should keep the ball on the field of play. In the same way, you need to follow the rules when applying lotion.
When it comes to lotion, there are two types of rules:
• The rules of physics.
• The rules of etiquette.
Here are a few of the drawbacks of using lotion in a baseball game:
• When lotion is used, the ball won’t stick to the bat.
• If you put lotion on your hand, you will slip while batting.
• You can only use one hand at a time.
• The balls will lose their shine.
• You will not have good luck in baseball.
In conclusion, a lot of people don’t realize that the players pee on their hands before every game. It’s just part of the ritual, and it’s not like they actually do it. But they do. And, they don’t do it on purpose. It’s a superstition. They do it because they think it will help them play better.