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Disability no obstacle for Reddicks

Father taught Red Sox prospect the game of baseball with one three-fingered hand

Updated: March 16, 2010, 3:26 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- When his father finally came home after missing his son's first birthday, the toddler was afraid of him. At least that's what his parents later told Josh Reddick about his reaction to seeing his father, Kenny, return from a burn center in Kentucky with his left hand missing and his right hand reduced to three fingers permanently locked in a claw.

"They said when he came home, I wouldn't go anywhere near him, because it was totally different," Reddick said. "I ...

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