One year after outfielder Glenallen Hill joined the Toronto Blue Jays in 1989, he suffered a freak accident off the field that temporarily put him out of commission. He had a nightmare in which he was being menaced by spiders, and the terrified arachnophobe jumped out of bed, fell down the stairs and tore through his apartment in full berserker mode, all while still asleep.
'When I woke up I was on a couch, and my wife, Mika, was screaming, 'Honey, wake up!''' he said, according to The Associated Press. In the course of tearing through the apartment, he had suffered cuts to his arms and feet, and the injuries put him on the 15-day disabled list. Eerily, one year earlier teammate David Wells had injured himself while sleepwalking, necessitating five stitches.