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Stone overcomes tearing same ACL 3 times to shine for Gordon

Gordon (Ga.) College outfielder Jody Stone has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee three times in the past four years, but that hasn’t kept the sophomore off the field. Stone wasn’t sure he wanted to keep playing sports, but a friend told him to give baseball one more shot and he wound up with the Highlanders and at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series.



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Gordon (Ga.) College outfielder Jody Stone has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee three times in the past four years, but that hasn’t kept the sophomore off the field. Stone wasn’t sure he wanted to keep playing sports, but a friend told him to give baseball one more shot and he wound up with the Highlanders and at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series.

By the time Jody Stone had his third surgery on the same knee, he wasn’t sure if he could or even wanted to play sports again. His faith, family and friends didn’t let him give up…




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