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One-handed pitch: Flint, Mich., star high school pitcher Jim Abbott, who was born without a right hand, has been drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays. Abbott, 17, had 148 strike-outs in 73.3 innings pitched last season - an average of two an inning. Open in full size

One-handed pitch: Flint, Mich., star high school pitcher Jim Abbott, who was born without a right hand, has been drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays. Abbott, 17, had 148 strike-outs in 73.3 innings pitched last season - an average of two an inning.

Picture, 1985, English

One-handed pitch: Flint, Mich., star high school pitcher Jim Abbott, who was born without a right hand, has been drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays. Abbott, 17, had 148 strike-outs in 73.3 innings pitched last season - an average of two an inning.

Picture, 1985, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Abbott; Jim

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0028593f