Way to Die #156
"Hard Balled"
Name of the death is a pun on "hard ball"
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Some words of advice for a very dead Brooke. Bully for you. What was the word you used? "Douche bag!" Exactly...
Date April 2, 2006
Location Durham, North Carolina
Episode this death
was featured in
"Dead Wrongs"

"Hard Balled", Way to Die #156, is the seventh death to be featured in "Dead Wrongs", which aired on September 28, 2010.


School jock Brooke is a popular athlete who is part of the school's lacrosse team but is also a notorious bully, known to physically harass anyone he views as inferior (a new student, a geeky chess club member, and a nerdy marching band leader).

On one afternoon, he tries to impress two females during a lacrosse practice and then harasses his victims again. As Brooke gives another shot, he is distracted by the school's popular girl walking by, unaware of the ball as it hit Brooke in the perfect place, causing commotio cordis and leading to his death of arrhythmia, giving him his deserved death.


  • Also called "Jock Shock" on the Spike TV website.

Segment Nickname

  • Jock Shock (Spike TV Website)
  • Brooke The Broke

Foreign names

  • Bola Rápida (Quick Ball) - Latin American dub
  • De un Pelotazo (Of a Pitch) - Spanish dub
  • bola dura (hard ball) - Brazilian dub
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