Athletes face unusual hurdles in grieving process

Originally Published: July 2, 2002
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

To this day, former major-league pitcher Ted Power carries a tattered baseball card in his shaving kit. He keeps another in his glove box.

Both are of former Indians pitcher Steve Olin, who, along with teammate Tim Crews, died in a boating accident during spring training in 1993.

“ Steve's memory didn't stop haunting me on a daily basis for probably the first year and a half, two years. I'd hear a song or see a picture, and the emotions would come rushing back. It was ...

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