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Newsday - Long Island, NY, USA - A day rarely passes in Jim Abbott's life when he is not reminded of his most memorable day in the majors. Inside Abbott's office, he has on display the pitching rubber that was on the Yankee Stadium mound Sept. 4, 1993, the day he no-hit the Indians.

Abbott, who was born without a right hand, said the grounds crew dug up the rubber after the game and had his teammates and the umpires sign it. He received it as a gift, and almost 15 years later, it's one of his most cherished items from his playing career.

"It's dirty, it's beat up
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Categories : Where Are They Now, Athlete News
Posted 5/29/2008 12:05:57 AM | Permalink
Abbott Among College Hall Inductees
ABC News - USA - Former Michigan star and major league pitcher Jim Abbott was one of 11 former players and coaches inducted Wednesday into the College Baseball Hall of Fame.

"My baseball life has been one of taking the next step and learning how to do things more efficiently with my left hand and arm, and I am very proud of representing Michigan as the school's first honoree," said Abbott, who was born without a right hand.

Abbott led the Wolverines to two Big Ten titles before going directly to the major leagues. He played 10 seasons with the California Angels, New York Yankees, Chicago White
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Categories : Athlete News
Posted 7/4/2007 12:07:14 AM | Permalink
 Jim Abbott in the News
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Jim Abbott: Nick Newell is ‘the best’ following first-round submission at Bellator 225  FanSided

Jim Abbott, the legendary one-handed MLB pitcher, offered his congratulations to one-handed fighter Nick Newell, who won his Bellator debut on the preliminary ...

Dorian takes multi-million-dollar bite out of tourism in Volusia and Flagler  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Hurricane Dorian continues to hurt business at Volusia County hotels, restaurants and attractions, where customers are in short supply in Daytona Beach and ...

Former Angels pitcher Jim Abbott provides inspiration at Newport library  Los Angeles Times

Jim Abbott was born without a right hand, but clearly not without a sense of humor or gift of public speaking. The former Major League Baseball pitcher exhibited ...

Angels expand their roster by seven on first day of September call-ups  OCRegister

ANAHEIM – The Angels had optioned Luke Bard to Triple-A Salt Lake seven times this season before Sunday. Jake Jewell and Taylor Ward had been optioned ...

Jim Abbott helping Newport Beach library with anniversary celebration  OCRegister

Newport Beach is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Central Library's opening with a week of events, including a visit at 7 p.m. on July 11 by former Angel's ...

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