Pete Al0nso made his Major League Baseball debut in 2019 with the New York Mets. The young star made an immediate splash, crushing a rookie-record 53 home runs that season. Alonso has seen his power drop off a little bit, but he is still a huge part of the Mets’ plans.

Pete was excited to get back out onto the field after a labor dispute led owners to lock players out for months. A deal was finally made last week. Alonso and the Mets reported to training camp in Port St. Lucie, Florida, ready to prepare for the long upcoming season.

The practice sessions were barely underway when Pete Alonso had a terrible scare. While driving near the location of camp, Alonso was t-boned by a man who ran a red light. Alonso told members of the media that his car rolled over multiple times. It is a miracle he was not killed.

“Yesterday was a really close experience to death. My car flipped over probably about three times.”

Alonso said he was thankful to be alive. The slugger kicked out his windshield to escape the car after it rolled. It was business as usual on Monday.

Nobody was seriously injured in the accident. Pete Alonso didn’t miss a single drill. It was an unbelievable stroke of good luck. Things could have been far worse given the violent nature of the crash.

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Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a news contributor for Ringside News and Thirsty for News. Michael has an M.A. in Communication Technology from Point Park University in his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.

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