Category: pitcher

Former MLB Pitcher Born Without a Right Hand Inspires Others With Physical Challenges

It’s one thing for those with physical challenges to be told, “You can do it,” and quite another to have a living, breathing example of achievement standing before you, showing you that anything is possible. Jim Abbott has been—and continues to be—that living, breathing example to many who otherwise might have not have believed they…


Former Batboy With Autism Rises to Become Pitcher in High School Baseball Team

A former batboy with autism has beaten the odds to rise to become a top pitcher for his high school baseball team. Anthony Solari, 18, a student at the Holy Spirit High School in Absecon, New Jersey, has been passionate about baseball since he was 7 years old. Talking to The Epoch Times, his mother, Andrea Solari,…


Grant Jackson, Winning Pitcher in 79 WS Game 7, Dies at 78

PITTSBURGH—Grant Jackson, the winning pitcher in Game 7 of the 1979 World Series for the “We Are Family” Pittsburgh Pirates and a reliable left-hander for 18 seasons in the majors, died Tuesday from COVID-19 complications. He was 78. The Pirates said Jackson died at Canonsburg Hospital in Pennsylvania. “This pandemic has affected every family throughout…