This book chronicles the bravery and self-sacrifice by athletes who served in the military, including Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox outfielder and pilot during both World War II and Korea, and Pat Tillman, Arizona Cardinals defensive back, who joined the military after 9/11 and was killed in Afghanistan.
Able to Play shares the inspiring stories of four baseball players. Mordecai (Three Finger) Brown, Ron Santo, Jim Abbott, and Curtis Pride faced physical challenges other players did not have. With determination and guts, they didn't just overcome; they excelled. This book is a game-changing celebration of overcoming odds.