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Pirate for Life

Updated: September 21, 2012, 9:03 PM ET

Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Steve Blass was once a 19-game winner, an All-Star, and the runner-up World Series MVP to Roberto Clemente. Then, one day, he couldn’t throw a strike. Jeremy Schaap speaks with Blass regarding the eponymous disease that has plagued players like Rick Ankiel, Chuck Knoblauch, and Steve Sax. Blass is the author of the book "Pirate for Life," released earlier this year. Listen



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