Baseball: Final Frames Of the Olympic Games

Frames Of the Games From the expanses of the running track to the confines of the hardwood court and the diving platform, the world's top athletes produce a bumper crop of new records -- and some stun

Jim Abbott became the center of a celebratory sandwich after pitching the U.S. baseball team to a 5-3 gold medal victory over Japan. That win reversed the results of the 1984 Games, in which the Japanese humiliated the Americans by beating them at their own national pastime. "This was my dream of a lifetime," Abbott said after he and the rest of his thrilled teammates were unpiled.

A collegiate All-American first-round draft choice of the California Angels, Abbott, 21, has impressed sports fans around the world with his grace and talent -- despite being born without a right hand. In addition...

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