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The final chapter in the Book of Joba?

Injury makes you wonder if this has been the story of a phenom destined to burn out

Updated: June 11, 2011, 10:10 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Joba Chamberlain sat on the dugout railing next to his father, Harlan, whose buggy of a wheelchair was graced by a small American flag. This was a red, white and blue story after all, a boy getting hurt in a ballgame and seeking comfort and reassurance from his old man.

Harlan was wearing the cap of the New York Yankees, the world's most famous team, his son's team, when he pulled a board game from a grocery bag.

"We were going to play cribbage, and we still will," Harlan ...

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