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Mayberry Turns Disappointment to Success

It was late July in 2010 and John Mayberry Jr. sat alone in the middle of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs clubhouse. While there were people all around him, they all knew to just walk past without so much as an acknowledgment.

It was one of those times when you just knew that a guy didn't want to talk. He didn't even want anybody to acknowledge him; just leave the man alone with his thoughts. John Mayberry Jr. sat at a table in the middle of the IronPigs clubhouse, leaning his head on one hand with a dejected and distant look on his usually smiling face. In Philadelphia, Shane Victorino was in the transactions column...

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