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Jim Abbott


Main league baseball pitcher given birth to with only 1 hand; spent 11 years in the best leagues and pitched a no-hitter for the brand new York Yankees against the Cleveland Indians on Sept 4, 1993 He was the bearer from the flag for america in the 1987 Skillet Am Video games. He became a motivational loudspeaker, having played football with a significant handicap. He wedded Dana Abbott in 1991. He offers two daughters, Madeleine and Ella. He performed alongside Wade Boggs around the Yankees from 1993 to 1994.

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Full Name Jim Abbott
Date Of Birth September 19, 1967
Place Of Birth Flint, MI
Weight 95 kg
Profession Baseball Player
Education University of Michigan, Flint Central High School
Nationality American
Spouse Dana Abbott
Children Ella Abbott, Madeleine Abbott
Parents Kathy Abott, Mike Abbott
Siblings Chad Abbott
Awards James E. Sullivan Award, Showstopper of the Year ESPY Award
Star Sign Virgo

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1Inducted into the Greater Flint [Michigan] Area Sports Hall of Fame in 2004.
2Pitched a no-hitter with the New York Yankees on 4 September 1993 against the Cleveland Indians.
3Inducted into the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor in 2004.
4Winner of the 1987 James E. Sullivan Award as the USA's outstanding amateur athlete.
5Born without a right hand.
6Made major league debut on 8 April 1989.
7Pitcher with the California Angels (1989-1992 & 1995[end]-1996 & 1998), New York Yankees (1993-1994), Chicago White Sox (1995[start] & 1998), and Milwaukee Brewers (1999).



Gatorade Presents Jaide Bucher Meets Jim Abbott2015Documentary shortHimself
BarFly2012TV SeriesHimself
Rome Is Burning2008TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Sunday Night Baseball1990-1996TV SeriesHimself - California Angels Pitcher / Himself / Himself - Chicago White Sox Pitcher
Boy Meets World1993TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1993TV SeriesHimself

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DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

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