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Former 'phenom' Hurdle finds true calling as manager

Originally Published: October 23, 2007
By Jorge Arangure Jr. | ESPN The Magazine

DENVER -- For so long, a magazine cover photo defined Clint Hurdle. Here was Hurdle, frolicking on a spring afternoon in Florida, his thick black hair tousled in all directions, his clean, white Kansas City Royals uniform pulled over a blue Windbreaker, rippling in the breeze. And in his right hand he clutched a dirtied batting glove.

The most striking part of the Sports Illustrated photo, taken in March 1978, is Hurdle's smile. His mouth is so agape, his bright, white teeth ...

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