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- Former major league baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees and California Angles.
- Pitched with United States (also known as USA) in Olympics.
- Pitched in Cuba (also known as CUB) .
- Released at age 30 from the Angles.
- Wrote, Imperfect. An Improbable Life (book) in 2016. Wrote the book with Tim Brown.
- Pitched a full-game no-hitter in Yankee Stadium with the New York Yankees.
- Grew up in Flint, Michigan, a town he loves.
- Attended and played baseball at the University of Michigan.
- James Anthony Abbott (born September 19, 1967) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher, who played despite having been born without a right hand. He played 10 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the California Angels, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, and Milwaukee Brewers, from 1989 to 1999.
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