Baseball brawls throughout history
After Bryce Harper and Hunter Strickland went at it on Monday afternoon, brawls throughout MLB history are once again top of mind. Check out some of the craziest photos from baseball melees over the years.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 29, 2017: Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals and Hunter Strickland #60 of the San Francisco Giants throw punches at one another after Strickland hit Harper with a pitch in the top of the eighth inning at AT&T Park on May 29, 2017 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)Photo by: Thearon W. Henderson BOSTON, MA - JULY 8, 2011: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox and pitcher Kevin Gregg #63 of the Baltimore Orioles fight in the bottom of the eighth inning at Fenway Park on July 8, 2011 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)Photo by: Jim Rogash LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 03, 2008: (L-R) Yorvit Torrealba #8 of the Colorado Rockies and Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers fight in the 9th inning at Dodger Stadium on June 3, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)Photo by: Lisa Blumenfeld CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 10, 2014: Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs gets in the middle of a scuffle following the top of the tenth inning in the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 10, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cubs won 6-4 in 12 innings. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)Photo by: Joe Robbins ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 15, 2016: The Toronto Blue Jays and the Texas Rangers clear the bench after Jose Bautista #19 of the Toronto Blue Jays was punched by Rougned Odor #12 of the Texas Rangers in the eighth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on May 15, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)Photo by: Ronald Martinez NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 29, 2007: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Florida Marlins holds back Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets as New York Mets third base coach Sandy Alomar #28 holds back Marlins players Fredi Gonzalez #33, Dan Uggla #6 and Miguel Olivo #30 after a fight broke out after Luis Castillo #1 of the New York Mets was brushed back by two previous pitches during the MLB game at Shea Stadium September 29, 2007 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)Photo by: Chris McGrath 11 Jul 1999: Angel Pena #36 of the Los Angeles Dodgers fights with David Segui #21 of the Seattle Mariners at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers defeated the Mariners 14-3.Photo by: Vincent Laforet SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 11, 2013: Carlos Quentin #18 of the San Diego Padres slams into Zack Greinke #21 of the Los Angeles Dodgers as he charges the mound during the sixth inning at Petco Park on April 11, 2013 in San Diego, California. Greinke would break his collarbone in the fight. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)Photo by: Denis Poroy SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 11, 2013: San Diego Padres players and Los Angeles Dodgers players brawl after Carlos Quentin #18 charged Zack Greinke #21 of the Los Angeles Dodgers after being hit with a pitch during the sixth inning at Petco Park on April 11, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)Photo by: Denis Poroy 1993: General view of fight between players for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs during a game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel /AllsportPhoto by: Jonathan Daniel CHICAGO - MAY 20, 2006: Manager Ozzie Guillen (L) #13 of the Chicago White Sox, manager Dusty Baker (Bottom) #12 of the Chicago Cubs and home plate umpire Greg Gibson #53 try to break up a fight involing Michael Barrett #8 and Rich Hill #53 of the Cubs and Brian Anderson #44 of the White Sox on May 20, 2006 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)Photo by: Jonathan Daniel 26 Apr 1992: General view of fight between players for the Seattle Mariners and the California Angels during a game at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California. Mandatory Credit: Ken Levine /AllsportPhoto by: Ken Levine SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 05, 2011: Shane Victorino #8 of the Philadelphia Phillies fights with the San Francisco Giants after being hit by a pitch in the sixth inning at AT&T Park on August 5, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)Photo by: Jed Jacobsohn BOSTON - JULY 24, 2004: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees gets into a fight with catcher Jason Varitek #33 of the Boston Red Sox after Rodriguez was hit by a pitch in the third inning on July 24, 2004 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)Photo by: Ezra Shaw Boston Red Sox and the New Yankees brawl in the third inning after Yankees batter Alex Rodriguez was hit by a pitch by Red Sox's Bronson Arroyo at Fenway Park in Boston. Yanks pitcher Tanyon Sturtze is seen beneath several Red Sox player including David Ortiz, center. The Red Sox won, 11-10, with a 9th-inning game winning home run by Bill Mueller (Photo by J Rogash/Getty Images)Photo by: Jim Rogash Jun 1988: Bob Ojeda of the New York Mets is restrained by teammates Don Zimmer and Ron Darling in a fight during a game with the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel /AllsportPhoto by: Jonathan Daniel 22 Apr 2000: Matt Anderson #14, Lance Parrish #14 and Brad Ausmus #12 of the Detroit Tigers take part in a brawl involving players from both teams during their contest at Comisky Park in Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox defeated the Tigers 14-6. 16 players and coaches were suspended and/or fined for their part in the incident. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel/ALLSPORTPhoto by: Jonathan Daniel OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 16, 2007: Dan Haren #15 of the Oakland Athletics falls to the ground during a bench-clearing brawl provoked after Nick Swisher #33 of the Oakland Athletics tackled Vicente Padilla #44 of the Texas Rangers after being hit by a pitch in the first inning of the MLB game at the McAfee Coliseum in Oakland, California on September 16, 2007. The Rangers defeated the Athletics 11-9. (Photo by Sara Wolfram/Getty Images)Photo by: Sara Wolfram LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11, 2013: Manager Don Mattingly of the Los Angeles Dodgers pushes down coach Alan Trammell #3 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during as Diamondbacks coach Matt Williams tries to restrain Mattingly a bench clearing brawl in the seventh inning at Dodger Stadium on June 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)Photo by: Stephen Dunn 10 Jun 1993: The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres fight during a game at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California. Mandatory Credit: Jed Jacobson/AllsportPhoto by: Jed Jacobsohn