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Dmitri Young's road to wellness

A couple of years later and many pounds lighter, "Da Meat Hook" making a comeback

Updated: January 12, 2012, 2:29 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Dmitri Young began toying with the idea of a comeback on a sun-splashed afternoon in Cooperstown, N.Y., last June, after dominating the proceedings against a bunch of fellow baseball geriatrics in the annual Hall of Fame Classic.

The fun began when Young defeated Reggie Sanders in the pregame Home Run Derby to win a Tiffany watch, and proceeded to go 3-for-4 with a home run off Bill Lee to capture the Bob Feller Award as the game's Most Valuable Player. Young's offensive display ...

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