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For Feigl, a remarkable rise, then a setback

For Feigl, a remarkable rise, then a setback

Every diehard baseball fan has seen "The Natural," starring Robert Redford as a former phenom who makes the major leagues as a home run hitter some 16 years after he was a hot pitching prospect. That was fiction, but the true life story of how Brady Feigl reached the cusp of making the major leagues is every bit as improbable. Feigl was working at Nighthawk Golf Center on Route 3 in Gambrills and serving as pitching coach for the St. Mary's High baseball team when he started playing baseball again after a 10-month layoff. Feigl's collegiate career had ended inauspiciously as he compiled a 2-5 record with a 4.50 earned run average as a senior at Mount St....

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