2018 NFL Draft: Shaquem Griffin has a fan in former MLB pitcher Jim Abbott
Griffin had his left hand amputated as a child
Saturday afternoon,. Griffin was born with amniotic band syndrome and had his left hand amputated as a child. He's a remarkable story.
Count former MLB pitcher Jim Abbott among Griffin's fans. Abbott pitched 10 years in the big leagues despite being born without a right hand. He had some kind works for Griffin leading up to the draft:
Abbott of course congratulated Griffin after he was drafted:
Indeed, Griffin is an inspiration to many. Social media is abuzz with countless fans congratulating him and thanking him for being an inspiration. Check it out:
Wonderful stuff. Best of all, Griffin will reunite with his brother Shaquill with the Seahawks. Shaquill was drafted by the team last year.
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