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Here are 13 unlucky MLB moments for your Friday the 13th

Today happens to be Friday the 13th, which is traditionally considered a rather unlucky date full of mishaps and general spookiness.

In order to fully prepare for the most inauspicious of holidays, let us learn from the misfortune of these 13 MLB players and fans.

Let's start with B.J. Upton losing a fly ball in the sun:

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And Darnell McDonald forgetting to buy new cleats:

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Remember: Communication is important.

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The Red Sox are full of dirty uniform guys:

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Hey, at least he was wearing pads:

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Players aren't the only ones who can slip when making a catch:

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A little help here?

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Quick thinking helped Jose Abreu make the play, even though the ball got stuck in his glove:

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Wait, that happened twice this year?

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Sometimes, bad luck can sneak up on you when you least expect it:

These fans were just a little too hardcore:

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And this lil' hot dog was celebrating just a bit too soon:

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But other times, the only explanation for an unfortunate error is WITCHCRAFT (or photoshop):

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