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Confidence in the face of reality

I'm not sure I've ever been as confident as this man is as he faces a life without legs. It is a stirring picture of a man who has yet to give into reality. A man I would have been proud to pay tribute with the other 100,000 fans.

Many good things happened in 1958 for Dodgers fans but easily the worse thing that happened was his accident in January of 1958 just weeks short of joining the Dodgers for their move to Los Angeles.