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In 1972 Steve Blass suddenly lost the ability to control his pitches. Thirty years later, the same thing happened to Rick Ankiel. We expect professional athletes to be stoic, unaffected by danger and injury, but the culture of baseball can have profound consequences on the performance of even the most elite athletes.

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Dr. Richard Crowley on January 15, 2011 17:48

I hooked up with Steve Blass in spring training at Bradenton FL in 1998 and worked with him for 90 minutes and he threw his first strike in 24 years since he was released from the Pirates. Blass' story and news article about him and others is in my book MENTALBALL with
forewords by Shawn Green and Steve Blass


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