‘It Was a Miracle’: Hall Finalist Bryant Young on Overcoming Brutal Injury

Jan 13, 2022 at 11:20 AM--


A devastating lower-leg injury in 1998 could have ended his career. It didn't. Now he's a finalist for the Hall's Class of 2022.
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