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Stories of bravery and self-sacrifice from well known athletes who have served in the military. -Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox outfielder, whose career was interrupted by service as a pilot during both...
Stories of bravery and self-sacrifice from well known athletes who have served in the military. -Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox outfielder, whose career was interrupted by service as a pilot during both...
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  • Stories of bravery and self-sacrifice from well known athletes who have served in the military.

    -Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox outfielder, whose career was interrupted by service as a pilot during both World War II and Korea, where he saw combat and survived a crash landing.

    -Rocky Bleier, Pittsburgh Steelers running back: Drafted in 1968, nearly lost a foot on a land mine during Vietnam War.

    -Carlos May, Chicago White Sox outfielder, an emerging star whose fought to remain in the major leagues after a training accident during National Guard service caused him to lose his thumb.

    -Pat Tillman, Arizona Cardinals defensive back who turned down a multi-million dollar contract to join the military after 9/11and was later killed in Afghanistan.

    This e-book includes a sample chapter of BASEBALL HEROES.

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  • Under the auspices of Matt Christopher, Glenn Stout was the author of thirty-nine titles in the Matt Christopher Sports Biography and Legends in Sports series. He lives in Vermont with his wife, his daughter, three cats, two dogs, and a rabbit. Check out his website at www.goodportsbyglennstout.com.

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