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Ankiel A Side Story To A Terrific Team

Ankiel A Side Story To A Terrific Team

He started off looking unhittable at spring training, now instead of trying not to give up hits, Rick Ankiel will be trying to get some.

Man, I've been pulling for Rick Ankiel to take a solid stride this year toward achieving his true potential. I hoped he could really reach down deep inside and find himself and make that top flight contribution to the 2005 Cardinals. Maslow groupies might have hoped for left-handed self-actualization. The announcement Wednesday that he was retiring from pitching and would in the future...

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