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Tall Tales: Big moments for Big Unit

2004 perfect game ... John Kruk's 1993 All-Star Game at-bat ... Dove vs. fastball

Originally Published: June 3, 2009
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

In a magazine interview nine years ago, Randy Johnson provided an insightful glimpse into the life lessons that make him tick. He revealed how it felt to be a gangly 6-foot-8, 180-pound teenager, and how the challenge of blending in socially helped shape his personality.

"It's hard to mix with a crowd when you're walking down the hallway and everybody else is a foot shorter," Johnson told Guideposts for Kids. "I remember hanging out with my friends, like at the mall, and thinking people ...

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