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Paul Rudd Seriously Injured Himself Playing Baseball on 'Catcher Was a Spy' Set

Paul Rudd seriously injured his arm on the set of “Catcher Was a Spy” while catching 80-mile-per-hour baseballs with an old-fashioned baseball mitt from the World War II era.

“I wound up having to go to the hospital (with) tendonitis. My whole arm was in a cast for like two months,” he recalled at the Variety Studio presented by AT&T at the Sundance Film Festival.

Rudd plays a major-league baseball player turned spy in the film, directed by Ben Lewin.

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