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July 1, 1992
University of Texas outfielder Stephen Larkin, who has a heart condition, has been given medical clearance to play again. Larkin, the younger brother of Cincinnati Red shortstop Barry Larkin, missed seven games this season because he has a thickening of the heart that restricts blood flow and is believed to be the leading cause of sudden death among athletes.
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July 1, 1992
University of Texas outfielder Stephen Larkin, who has a heart condition, has been given medical clearance to play again. Larkin, the younger brother of Cincinnati Red shortstop Barry Larkin, missed seven games this season because he has a thickening of the heart that restricts blood flow and is believed to be the leading cause of sudden death among athletes.
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April 25, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
University of Texas officials have cleared the way for outfielder Stephen Larkin to play despite his heart condition. Larkin, 18, and his parents signed a waiver that releases the school from liability if he is injured or dies as a result of the medical problem, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Larkin, the brother of Cincinnati Red shortstop Barry Larkin, has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an enlargement of the heart's walls that restricts blood flow into the pumping chamber.
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April 25, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
University of Texas officials have cleared the way for outfielder Stephen Larkin to play despite his heart condition. Larkin, 18, and his parents signed a waiver that releases the school from liability if he is injured or dies as a result of the medical problem, the Austin American-Statesman reported. Larkin, the brother of Cincinnati Red shortstop Barry Larkin, has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an enlargement of the heart's walls that restricts blood flow into the pumping chamber.
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April 21, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The University of Texas has prohibited freshman outfielder Stephen Larkin from playing baseball because he suffers from a heart condition. Larkin, the younger brother of Cincinnati Red shortstop Barry Larkin, has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which is an enlargement of the walls of his heart causing restricted blood flow into the pumping chamber.
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March 7, 1996 | Associated Press
J.R. Phillips and Mel Hall homered in a four-run sixth inning against Makato Suzuki as the San Francisco Giants beat the Seattle Mariners, 6-3. Suzuki, 20, disappointed a large contingent of media from his native Japan by failing to hold a 2-1 lead and not retiring a batter in the sixth. He gave up four runs and three hits and walked three. * New York Met first baseman Rico Brogna will undergo an MRI on his right knee today, two days after hurting himself while running out a grounder. . . .
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July 28, 1993 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Reggie Lewis, two doctors said Tuesday night, is not the first athlete to try to continue his career despite warnings that he was endangering his life. Even after his collapse and death Tuesday, they say, he will not be the last. The names change, the symptoms and proposed remedies are often different, but for ailing high-profile athletes and the doctors who attend to them, troubling ethical and medical issues remain a constant part of the relationship.
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September 28, 1998 | From Associated Press
A disastrous final week for the New York Mets ended with a miserable last day, as they were eliminated from the playoffs with a 7-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday at Atlanta. The Mets had a one-game lead in the National League wild-card race going into their final five games and lost all five, scoring only seven runs in their last 44 innings. The Mets were vying for their first postseason appearance since 1988.
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April 21, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
The University of Texas has prohibited freshman outfielder Stephen Larkin from playing baseball because he suffers from a heart condition. Larkin, the younger brother of Cincinnati Red shortstop Barry Larkin, has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which is an enlargement of the walls of his heart causing restricted blood flow into the pumping chamber.
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June 2, 1992 | GARY KLEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Chicago Cubs made Derek Wallace of Pepperdine the 11th selection in Monday's major league draft. Wallace received the news by phone in the morning, celebrated with his parents over lunch then took the mound before a crowd of 11,762 at Rosenblatt Stadium and confirmed his status as one of nation's top prospects. Wallace pitched six-plus shutout innings, then gave way to stopper Steve Montgomery as the Waves remained unbeaten in the College World Series with a 7-0 victory over Texas.
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July 11, 1996 | EARL GUSTKEY
Southern hospitality lives. The citizens of Hattiesburg, Miss., are helping out the Malawi Olympic track and field team--which consists of two marathon runners--at a pre-Olympic training camp. When John Mwathiwa and Henry Moyo arrived, the locals were appalled at their tattered gear. In short order, the athletes from the East African nation had new running shoes, new gym bags and new sweats. And local housewives, who considered the runners too skinny, volunteered to fry up a mess of catfish.
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