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Ole Miss Baseball Star Breaks His Foot Playing Ping-Pong

The Rebels' starting shortstop will miss the rest of the season.

Ole Miss' baseball team will be without its starting shortstop for the rest of the season because of a ping-pong incident.

Grae Kessinger, the Rebels' starting SS, broke his foot playing ping-pong inside the players' lounge at the SEC Tournament.

He's now out for the rest of the year.

"This morning, Ole Miss shortstop Grae Kessinger suffered a foot injury in a freak accident playing ping pong in the players' lounge at the SEC Tournament. X-rays revealed that he suffered a fracture that will cause him to miss the remainder of the season," Ole Miss said in a release.

Kessinger is the grandson of Don Kessinger, who was a six-time All-Star and two-time Gold Glove winner for the Chicago Cubs after starring at Ole Miss.

He's hitting just .175 this season, but he's started 53 of 55 games and is expected to develop into an All-SEC caliber player for the Rebels.