MLB player collisions

Miscommunications in baseball can lead to dangerous collisions between players. Take a look at some of the best images of these pileups.

Jonathan Villar #6 of the Houston Astros is tagged out by Brandon Phillips #4 of the Cincinnati Reds attempting to stretch a single in to a double in the first inning at Minute Maid Park on September 17, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Nick Hundley #4 of the San Diego Padres tags out Marlon Byrd #2 of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the third inning during the game on September 17, 2013 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 15: Torii Hunter #48 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim collides with umpire Greg Gibson in the fifth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 15, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Torii Hunter #48 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim collides with umpire Greg Gibson in the fifth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 15, 2012 in Anaheim, California.

lANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 10: Gary Sheffield #11 and Bubba Crosby #18 of the New York Yankees collide in right field going after a ball hit by Adam Kennedy #2 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the second inning of Game Five of the American League Division Series on October 10, 2005 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Gary Sheffield #11 and Bubba Crosby #18 of the New York Yankees collide in right field going after a ball hit by Adam Kennedy #2 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the second inning of Game Five of the American League Division Series on October 10, 2005 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.

BSAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 16: Logan Forsythe #11 of the San Diego Padres, left, and Kyle Blanks #88 collide as they make the catch on a ball hit by Cody Ross #7 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Petco Park on June 16, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Logan Forsythe #11 of the San Diego Padres, left, and Kyle Blanks #88 collide as they make the catch on a ball hit by Cody Ross #7 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Petco Park on June 16, 2013 in San Diego, California.

HNEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers collides with Eduardo Nunez #26 of the New York Yankees as he steals second base in the top of the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on April 28, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers collides with Eduardo Nunez #26 of the New York Yankees as he steals second base in the top of the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on April 28, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

The Texas Rangers' Ian Kinsler collides with Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso, right, to score a run in the third inning at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. (Ron T. Ennis/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT via Getty Images)

The Texas Rangers' Ian Kinsler collides with Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso, right, to score a run in the third inning at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Arlington, Texas.

2ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 16: Second baseman Gordon Beckham #15 of the Chicago White Sox and Peter Bourjos #25 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim collide as Beckham turns a double play in the eighth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 16, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Second baseman Gordon Beckham #15 of the Chicago White Sox and Peter Bourjos #25 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim collide as Beckham turns a double play in the eighth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 16, 2012 in Anaheim, California.

iNEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets makes a catch against the Miami Marlins as he collides with teammate Juan Lagares #12 at Citi Field on June 8, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Marlins defeated the Mets 2-1 in twenty innings. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets makes a catch against the Miami Marlins as he collides with teammate Juan Lagares #12 at Citi Field on June 8, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Marlins defeated the Mets 2-1 in twenty innings.

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 01: Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals collides with Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals as he scores a run in the sixth inning during a game at Nationals Park on September 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals collides with Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals as he scores a run in the sixth inning during a game at Nationals Park on September 1, 2012 in Washington, DC.

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 25: Rick Ankiel #24 of the Washington Nationals collides with Stephen Lombardozzi #1 in the third inning on a triple by Martin Prado #14 of the Atlanta Braves by at Turner Field on May 25, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rick Ankiel #24 of the Washington Nationals collides with Stephen Lombardozzi #1 in the third inning on a triple by Martin Prado #14 of the Atlanta Braves by at Turner Field on May 25, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.

EARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 26: Second baseman Ian Kinsler #5 (foreground) of the Texas Rangers collides with center fielder Craig Gentry #23 after Gentry catches the fly ball of Jamie Carroll of the Minnesota Twins on August 26, 2012 at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)

Second baseman Ian Kinsler #5 (foreground) of the Texas Rangers collides with center fielder Craig Gentry #23 after Gentry catches the fly ball of Jamie Carroll of the Minnesota Twins on August 26, 2012 at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington in Arlington, Texas.

^CHICAGO - MAY 09: Paul Konerko #14 hangs on to the ball to record the out after colliding with A.J. Pierzynski #12 of the Chicago White Sox on a pop up by Alex Gonzalez #11of the Toronto Blue Jays on May 9, 2010 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Blue Jays defeated the White Sox 9-7. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Paul Konerko #14 hangs on to the ball to record the out after colliding with A.J. Pierzynski #12 of the Chicago White Sox on a pop up by Alex Gonzalez #11of the Toronto Blue Jays on May 9, 2010 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Blue Jays defeated the White Sox 9-7.

ªBOSTON - MAY 12: Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino lays on the ground in front of the Toronto bullpen after he crashed into the wall as he tried to catch but could not, a fourth inning two run home run by the Jays Emilio Bonifacio (not pictured). He would reman in the game. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Toronto Blue Jays an a regular season MLB game at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino lays on the ground in front of the Toronto bullpen after he crashed into the wall as he tried to catch but could not, a fourth inning two run home run by the Jays Emilio Bonifacio (not pictured). He would reman in the game. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Toronto Blue Jays an a regular season MLB game at Fenway Park.

ªDENVER, CO - JUNE 12: Leftfielder Carlos Gonzalez #5 of the Colorado Rockies and centerfieder Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies collide at the attmept to catch a double by Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals in the sixtrh inning at Coors Field on June 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. Jeff Kobernus #26 of the Washington Nationals scored on the play to take a 2-0 lead. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

ªDENVER, CO - JUNE 12: Rockies and centerfieder Dexter Fowler #24 of the Colorado Rockies collide at the attmept to catch a double by Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals in the sixtrh inning at Coors Field on June 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. Jeff Kobernus #26 of the Washington Nationals scored on the play to take a 2-0 lead.

yBALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 16: Centerfielder Matt Angle #38 of the Baltimore Orioles collides with right fielder Nolan Reimold #14 after catching a ball for an out hit by Howard Kendrick #47 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (not pitctured) during the first inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 16, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Centerfielder Matt Angle #38 of the Baltimore Orioles collides with right fielder Nolan Reimold #14 after catching a ball for an out hit by Howard Kendrick #47 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (not pitctured) during the first inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 16, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.

FPHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 31: Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees collides with Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies as he scores in the top of the fifth inning in Game Three of the 2009 MLB World Series at Citizens Bank Park on October 31, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees collides with Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies as he scores in the top of the fifth inning in Game Three of the 2009 MLB World Series at Citizens Bank Park on October 31, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Hamels sharp in his finale, Phils top Marlins 4-1

Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Nate Schierholtz (22) watches as left fielder John Mayberry (back) and second baseman Chase Utley (26) almost collide as Utley catches a fly ball hit by Miami Marlins batter Austin Kearns during the eighth inning of a MLB baseball game in Miami, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012. The Phillies won 4-1. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

fARLINGTON, TX - JULY 25: Tsuyoshi Nishioka #1 of the Minnesota Twins collides with Trevor Plouffe #24 of the Minnesota Twins to make the out as Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers rounds second base at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on July 25, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. The Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins 20-6. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

fARLINGTON, TX - JULY 25: collides with Trevor Plouffe #24 of the Minnesota Twins to make the out as Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers rounds second base at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on July 25, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. The Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins 20-6.

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