Jim Abbott

Left-handed pitcher Jim Abbott is probably the most celebrated…

Rocco Baldelli

When Rocco Baldelli emerged as a young star in the minor-league…

Dewon Brazelton

If the 2009 movie The Blind Side, for which Sandra Bullock received…

Tony Campana

This biography appears in Overcoming Adversity: The Tony Conigliaro…

Aaron Cook

Sometimes, let’s say most of the time, knowing exactly what…

Eric Davis

In a 1987 Sports Illustrated article on teammate Eric Davis,…

R.A. Dickey

“For me, it’s not about an All-America award or other accolades,…

Jim Eisenreich

St. Cloud, Minnesota, native Jim Eisenreich retired from baseball…
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Mitch Harris

Many major leaguers follow a twisting path to the major leagues,…

Jason Johnson

Right-handed pitcher Jason Johnson overcame a diagnosis of insulin-dependent…

Mark Leiter

Mark Leiter was a right-handed pitcher who appeared in 335 games…

Jon Lester

This biography appears in Overcoming Adversity: The Tony Conigliaro…

Graeme Lloyd

Long-limbed southpaw Graeme Lloyd became the first Australian…

Mike Lowell

Mike Lowell was a New York Yankees prospect who won a world championship…

Jim Mecir

Jim Mecir pitched professionally for 15 years, from 1991 to 2005,…

Curtis Pride

Curtis Pride’s first big-league hit came on September 17, 1993,…

Scott Radinsky

 “If you do stink it up today, you get to come out the…

Wilson Ramos

This biography appears in Overcoming Adversity: The Tony Conigliaro…

Jose Rijo

Few, if any, baseball players have ever had as many peaks and…

Bret Saberhagen

“Times of adversity make you stronger. And sometimes those…

Freddy Sanchez

The American dream of being a well-known baseball player was…

Tony Saunders

On Opening Day 1998 the reigning World Series champion Florida…

Yangervis Solarte

This biography appears in Overcoming Adversity: The Tony Conigliaro…

Dickie Thon

“I'm lucky to be alive. I'm happy to be alive. I'm doing everything…