Reconsidering the Past – After a Stroke (ColumbiaSportsJournalism.com)

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By Leif Skodnick

Despite a knee injury that ended his football career after eight seasons with the Miami Dolphins, Charlie Babb didn’t realize what the game did to his body until two years ago.

“I was having headaches, and I got out of bed one morning and just fell to my left, on the floor,” said Babb, who was a rookie safety on the undefeated 1972 Dolphins team. “My wife said, ‘That’s it, you’re going to the doctor.’”

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