All this week, WFUV News is looking at an alarming trend affecting baseball players of all ages, from Little League to Major League Baseball.
She goes by the name of Princess Pat. And her occupation is anything but typical. She's a snake charmer, walks on broken glass, hangs upside down with a straight jacket on.
“Ah, what else?, said Princess Pat. "Laying down on a bed of nails, fire, and so on."
Dr. Annecy Baez was born in the Dominican Republic, but grew up in a mostly Jewish neighborhood in the Bronx during the 1970s. She said she liked hearing the stories of the people she lived with and even took a Jewish literature class in high school, which she loved. But she said she couldn't find stories that she could connect to.