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Dave Dravecky - Chronology

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1956 Born February 14, in Youngstown, Ohio
1978 Drafted by Pittsburgh Pirates
1982 Made professional debut with San Diego Padres
1987 Traded to San Francisco Giants
1988 Named starting pitcher for Giants opening day
1988 Discovered malignant growth on left shoulder
1988 Cancerous tumor removed in operation, October 7
1989 Returns to baseball, August 10
1989 Pitching arm breaks in second comeback game
1989 Ends baseball career
1990 Becomes a motivational speaker and author
1991 Left arm and shoulder amputated
1991 Founds Outreach of Hope Ministries
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