Brian Cashman, doing what most GMs do at spring training. (Scott Audette / Reuters)

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman parachuted out of an airplane today with the Army’s Golden Knights for the Wounded Warrior Project.

Cashman took off from Homestead Air Force Base and John Harper of the New York Daily News was along to chronicle the jump.


“It’s an opportunity to do something that a lot of people don’t do or will ever do, so that’s awesome,” Cashman said. “It’s called living. But it’s not like on my list of something I’ve always wanted to do. I’m kind of excited for the opportunity to do it but at the same time, big-time nervous about doing it.”



That’s when Cashman found out that this thing “called living” also involves that thing called pain.

Cashman confirmed that he had broken his ankle a little later.

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