â†µBut before that dream came true, it took some genius surgeon to reconnect the fingers: â†µâ†µ
â†µâ‡¥"They had me hold a ball in my left hand to see where my ring finger was placed, so when they sewed my finger back on, it was fixed in that position," he said. "I guess you could say [my hand] was built for baseball now." â†µâ‡¥â†µAs you could imagine, his season started rough, with a .158 average in April. He managed to turn things around, however, and was batting .275 with 17 homers and 64 RBI through 113 games when he was called up. Those numbers aren’t bad, but if the hitting thing doesn’t work out in the majors, Hill may wanna consider getting those two fingers lopped off sooner rather than later, and try taking the mound.â†µ
â†µâ‡¥At the time, Hill even considered having the fingers cut off if it would shorten his rehab time. He was told he couldn't throw until January. He was throwing a tennis ball in November. â†µâ‡¥â†µâ‡¥
â†µâ‡¥When his playing days are over, Hill will likely have at least two of the fingers removed. â†µâ‡¥â†µ
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