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June 11th, 2011
09:20 PM ET

MLB Team Drafts Paralyzed Player

Johnathan Taylor was a promising baseball player for the University of Georgia, until March, when a collision on the field with a teammate broke his neck and left him paralyzed. You might think that would end his dreams of joining a major league team—but you'd be wrong. This week, the Texas Rangers drafted Taylor in the 33rd round. Taylor told CNN's Don Lemon how much the gesture means to him.

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  1. josh

    not a rangers fan but what a class organization.

    July 10, 2011 at 8:56 pm |

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