Anatomy of a slump

Plenty of advice for White Sox's Adam Dunn, but answers are less evident

Updated: June 29, 2011, 4:15 PM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- So distraught was the late Lyman Bostock about the batting slump that began his 1978 season and career with the California Angels, that he approached team owner Gene Autry and offered to forfeit his salary, at the time one of the richest contracts in all of sports at $2.25 million over five years.

After general manager Buzzie Bavasi refused the proposal, Bostock donated a month's salary to charity. Five months later, following a game against the White Sox, he was tragically shot ...

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