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    Texas Rangers pick paralyzed player in 33rd round

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    Senior Member rdf's Avatar
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    Awesome stuff!
    UPDATE: CBS' C. Trent Rosecrans notes that the Rangers may have started a trend. In the 40th round, the Houston Astros selected San Jacinto College reliever Buddy Lamothe, who had a 0.86 ERA before being paralyzed in a recreational accident.
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    Very cool!

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    Awesome story, that young man has a great smile.

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    I have not followed pro sports much.... but I am now a Rangers fan.
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    Terrible to see their careers cut short, but nice to hear they got a little recognition.

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    Great story!! Very happy for this fella!!

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