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(North Jersey)   Half-blind pitcher with almost no depth perception is trying to make the Rays. Should be the odds-on favorite with American League umpires   ( divider line
    More: Spiffy, Juan Sandoval, American League, Joel Peralta, a hit, relief pitcher  
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569 clicks; posted to Sports » on 24 Feb 2013 at 11:10 AM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-02-24 07:44:32 AM  
What a cool story. I hope he makes it, he sure has the duende.
2013-02-24 08:44:44 AM  
Ha. Except umpires work both leagues now.

But by God if a blind guy can perform good enough  to make the majors than why can't the umps?
2013-02-24 09:29:00 AM  
2013-02-24 10:20:39 AM  
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2013-02-24 12:19:10 PM  
Well, hell, Jim Abbott threw a no-hitter, didn't he? Best of luck.
2013-02-24 01:03:10 PM  
juuuuuustt a bit outside
2013-02-24 01:11:11 PM  

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I was just gonna say, I was half expecting to see George Plimpton on the byline for this article.
2013-02-24 02:03:30 PM  
Wesley Walker played WR for the Jets and did pretty well although blind in one eye.
2013-02-24 02:20:30 PM  
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2013-02-24 02:25:13 PM  
What would a half-blind baseball player amount to?
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2013-02-24 07:04:21 PM  
Keep your head down, Youk.
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