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Grand Ledge's O'Keefe part of inaugural hall class

After three years chasing his major league baseball dreams with the Houston Astros, Pat O’Keefe saw the writing on the wall.

O’Keefe realized he wasn’t advancing anywhere in the Houston system with standout Joe Morgan ahead of him at second base. 677 more words

Football

Jim Abbott remembers his No-Hitter and talks about Miquel Cabrera

On Monday, Ryan Ermani and Rico Beard were joined by Flint native and former MLB Pitcher, Jim Abbott, to talk about his playing career and his no-hitter. 20 more words

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The Legends of the Manliest Men In Baseball History!

Baseball is full of Excitement and great feats of accomplishment. Things that you will never see again in your entire life. Like somebody hitting two grand slams in the same inning, or a batter going on a 56 game hitting streak. 1,710 more words

Your Greatest Strength (And the Greatest Yankee)

Jim loved baseball.

The only problem was that Jim was born without a right hand.

Maybe that was why, as an elementary-age kid in Flint, Michigan, Jim was the last chosen for baseball games at the park. 500 more words

Inspiration

Drunk History - Jim Abbott Proves Himself

With baseball entering the Playoff run we thought it only fitting to celebrate with a little baseball story. One that is frick’n hilarious!!! I love the epic moment that builds and then, “…nice…” Hahaahahaaaaaa!

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