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Barry University pitcher may be tallest ever

Updated: January 20, 2011, 3:50 PM ET
By Walter Villa

MIAMI SHORES, Fla. -- Call him the Bigger Unit.

At 7-foot-2 and 270 pounds, it's quite likely that Barry University sophomore Frank Szczepanik is the tallest pitcher ever.

To put his size in perspective, he is four inches taller than Cy Young winner Randy "Big Unit" Johnson, who is Szczepanik's idol. He also stands three inches above Jon Rauch, the tallest player in major-league history.

At the other end of the spectrum, Szczepanik is more than a foot-and-a-half ...

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