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Abbott enjoys second career

Former Wolverines pitcher travels to deliver his inspirational story

Updated: May 17, 2012, 8:55 AM ET
By Michael Rothstein | WolverineNation

It is a moment he'll never forget, wandering through the streets of Manhattan that night almost 19 years ago. For once, the city that never sleeps and hardly ever stops moving paused for a second.

For Jim Abbott.

Abbott and his wife, Dana, walked around New York City the night of Sept. 4, 1993, hours after he threw a no-hitter in Yankee Stadium, blanking the Cleveland Indians, 4-0, adding another milestone to a career that started in Flint, Mich., continued at Michigan and culminated ...

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