Cerebral Palsy Can't Keep Pitcher Down

Mark Selavka, a pitcher for the Manchester High School Indians, can throw strikes. He can get outs. But putting on his socks and even buttoning his shirt is a struggle. Mark was born with cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that severely weakened the left side of his body. He has limited use of his left hand, and he walks and runs with a limp. Despite his disability, Mark, 17, has been a sturdy performer for Manchester's varsity team this year. His coach, Mike Kakalow, calls on him when...Full Story
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