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The Buddy System
Ron Fimrite
December 12, 1994
Two ex-Oakland A's teammates have revived a Bay Area school sports program
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December 12, 1994

The Buddy System

Two ex-Oakland A's teammates have revived a Bay Area school sports program

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It's a most unusual situation for our times. Here are two once highly paid major league ballplayers working for, as Lindo says, "about two cents an hour" at jobs that have as their ultimate reward the successful development of adolescent boys.

"What they are doing," says Lindo, "completely contradicts the opinion most people have of modern professional athletes. They've humbled themselves in a good cause in a way that not many regular folks would be able to do. For Cal High they are a godsend."

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