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Todd Frazier Performs Heimlich Manuever To Save Man's Life After Reds-Pirates Game

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Cincinnati Reds' Todd Frazier hits a double to center field, scoring teammate Jay Bruce from second during the second inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Tuesday, May 29, 2012.
Cincinnati Reds' Todd Frazier hits a double to center field, scoring teammate Jay Bruce from second during the second inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Tuesday, May 29, 2012.

It's only Wednesday and Cincinnati's Todd Frazier has already had a very eventful week. So much so that the Twitterverse is running wild with #ToddFrazierFacts.

Shortly after Monday's matinee game against the Pirates, Frazier and left fielder Ryan Ludwick were eating dinner at restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh when a man across the room began choking.

Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reported that Frazier ran over and used the Heimlich Maneuver to save the man's life.

"[Ludwick] said get over there because I was the closest one," said Frazier, who somehow managed to hit a home run despite losing the grip on his bat during the Reds' 7-5 win on Sunday. "So I went over there and was yelling at them to get out of the way. They did and I gave two pumps and it came out."

"It" turned out to be a piece of steak.

Frazier had to answer some more questions about the incident after his two hits and two RBI in Tuesday night's 8-1 victory.

"The lady he was with was crying, and it was like surreal. Never done it before in my life," he said.

In honor of Frazier's heroics, here are some of our favorite facts about the Reds third baseman.

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