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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/22/sports/baseball/22pitcher.html

"I had a dream and felt like giving it a go.”
On the sleeve of Justine Siegal’s Indians jersey was a memorial patch in tribute to 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green, the youngest person killed in the Jan. 8 mass shooting in Tucson. Green, a granddaughter of the longtime baseball executive Dallas Green, had been the only girl on her Little League team.
“I grew up with a chip on my shoulder,” Siegal said. “I had to learn to look for support. I got tired of waiting for opportunities, so I made my own.”

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