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When I was younger, probably 6, 7, 8 years-old I lived with my grandparents and afternoons I would...

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When I was younger, probably 6, 7, 8 years-old I lived with my grandparents and afternoons I would come home and play hat football. We couldn’t afford a football so we played with a hat. And a guy from across the street named Chip – I still can’t remember his last name after all these years – comes in. He was about 2-3 years older than me and we were playing around and he fell on my right arm and broke my right arm. So I was in my cast and as a kid you want to play, so I played left-handed. And then I get my cast off my right arm. He comes over and breaks it again. He falls on me and breaks it playing football. Having a cast on your right arm for that long, you figure things out a little bit if you want to play and compete with the older kids. So I ended up being left-handed. But that’s the only thing I can do. I can’t do anything else left-handed.

The coolest thing I'll remember about Billy Wagner I just posted this in the BW thread, but it's a little down the page now, so I figured I'd fanshot it too. It's definitely the coolest thing I'll think of when I think of Billy. I guess if you could only do one thing left-handed, throwing a devastating slider and fastball would be a good choice.
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