Coppin State's Timmy Ruffino (Ruffino family)


Coppin State’s Ruffino Doesn’t Let Disability Slow Him Down

Timmy Ruffino’s emotions were raw.

Nineteen years of being told what you can’t do had all bottled up until just recently, Feb. 16, when Tim Ruffino, a lefty for Coppin State, made his collegiate debut in relief against The Citadel.

Ruffino, born without a right hand, had set down eight of nine batters when he was challenged with a bunt. Ruffino bare-handed the ball and fired to first[…]