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Rays’ Juan Sandoval could crack MLB barrier

If righthander Juan Sandoval earns a spot on the Rays’ pitching staff, he’ll join a select group of players who were able to overcome significant physical challenges to play in the major leagues. Sandoval, 32, lost sight in his right eye as the result of an accidental shooting at a restaurant in 2006.

Other players who overcame significant physical challenges to play in the major leagues:

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