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Jim Abbott

Jim Abbott (Baseball.  Born, Flint, MI, Sept. 19, 1967.)  One of the truly inspirational stories in baseball history, James Anthony Abbott was born without a right hand and yet had a major league career that lasted more than a decade.  Abbott spent two of those years with the Yankees (1993-94), where he was 20-22.  He was […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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