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The Prince of Arlington disrobes

Despite season-ending injury, Fielder stays in shape for The Body Issue

Originally Published: June 26, 2014
By Morty Ain | ESPN The Magazine

Being away from my teammates and the game is tough. I can't do much for the next couple months [following neck surgery for a herniated disk] besides light physical therapy. It's weird.

I just didn't understand what was going on. When I made contact [with the ball], my left arm would give way and I would roll over on the ball, rather than being able to use my power to lift the ball. But after I received a [nerve-root] injection and the strength still ...

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