Vinny Graham is proving every doubter wrong each time he steps onto the diamond to pitch.

Gov. Livington’s junior right-hander is a reliable reliever for the Highlanders. However, he was born with an underdeveloped left hand – but that obstacle hasn’t stopped him from playing the game he adores for the team he loves.

From crafting a unique method to hold his glove as a young boy, to words of encouragement from one-handed pitching icon Jim Abbott, Graham has taken every challenge on the chin as he continues to grow into a better baseball player.

JSZ’s Jay Cook has the full inspiring story from a young baseball player in Berkeley Heights: