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Imperfect : an improbable life

Author: Jim Abbott; Tim Brown
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A one-handed pitcher who became one of the select few to pitch a no-hitter in Major League Baseball explains how he rose above his disability to excel at the sport he loved in high school, college, and adulthood.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jim Abbott; Jim Abbott; Jim Abbott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Abbott; Tim Brown
ISBN: 9780345523259 0345523253 9780345523273 034552327X
OCLC Number: 753624856
Description: xiv, 283 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Jim Abbott and Tim Brown.

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A one-handed pitcher who became one of the select few to pitch a no-hitter in Major League Baseball explains how he rose above his disability to excel at the sport he loved in high school, college, and adulthood.

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