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CC Sabathia had a damn good year. His 2019 MLB season with the New York Yankees began when he was still recovering from heart surgery. He later suffered a partially contorted shoulder and knee injury, both of which accelerated the end of his professional baseball career, and retired from sports in October.
"It somehow fits. I threw until I couldn't anymore." "Sabathia was telling CBS Sports at the time.
While fans might have expected Sabathia to rest the first six months of his retirement as he recovers from his injuries (and frankly, who would him? blame?), the former pitcher actually entered the gym. Difficult.
Professional athlete Dave Paladino, who worked with Sabathia, recently shared a photo of the results of his training and the internet was stunned.
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Indeed, the transformation was so drastic that some people thought the photo might be fake, which prompted Sabathia's friend and podcasting partner Ryan Ruocco to make it clear that Sabathia's weight loss and muscle gains were real.
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This is not the first time that Sabathia has shown its willingness to face a personal fitness challenge: shortly after turning 30 in 2012, he lost £ 30. "Once you can prove yourself what you are capable of, build confidence," he said at the time to Men & # 39; s Health .
At the height of his professional baseball career, Sabathia found herself openly harassed by his weight from other players. In 2017, the MLB Hall of Famer mocked Jim Rice Sabathia and suggested that the 6 & # 39; 7 "pitcher" should lose some of this chicken and donut and burger weight. "Sabathia refused to answer directly and simply called Rice's comments" bitter. " Not that there is any more of this nonsense in his head. He is too busy with his fitness buddy, Bulldog Cherry, Lifting weights.
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