SURPRISE, Az. – A little more than a year ago, when the Texas Rangers met before their first full workout of spring training, third base coach Tony Beasley made a shocking announcement.Beasley, 50, staggered the players and staff by informing them that he recently had been diagnosed with rectal cancer — and further stunned the room by saying that in his mind, he already had beaten the disease.It was not false bravado — Beasley says his confidence stemmed from his strong Christian faith. His words, though, also were the product of a man whom Rangers general manager Jon Daniels describes as “a too-good-to-be-true human being.”“You name a positive personality trait, and Tony’s got it,” Daniels says. “He handled it with such grace and dignity. It blew everyone away.”One year later, Beasley is back with the Rangers, back after a taxing journey of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery, back in the third-base coaching box where he makes a measurable difference, back in the clubhouse where he dispenses both tough love and pure joy.Beasley’s recovery is a testament not only to his faith and strength, but also to the power of a franchise to rally around one of its own — and the… Read full this story
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