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Digest: Former SF Giant Dravecky to speak at LifePoint church

LifePoint Church will host former World Series pitcher and San Francisco Giants legend Dave Dravecky at three of its services from Oct. 22 to 23.

In 1987, Dravecky had arrived as a Major League Baseball Pitcher.  His career with the San Francisco Giants was soaring - until cancer struck his pitching arm.

After a year of treatments and recovering, Dravecky returned to MLB with much anticipation. Only one game after winning in his highly-publicized return to baseball, while pitching against the Expos, Dravecky's pitching arm snapped mid-pitch.  Before long, the cancer had returned, and with no option left, Dravecky announced …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 10, 2011 03:15PM Published Oct 10, 2011 03:07PM Copyright 2011 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.