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Ex-Peabody star Allison suffers heroin overdose

Jeff Allison hurls a pitch during a game against Somerville during his senior season at Peabody High in 2003.
By Christopher L. Gasper and Ari Bloomekatz
Globe Correspondent / August 10, 2006

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The sad saga of former Peabody High ace and Florida Marlins pitching prospect Jeff Allison , whose once-promising baseball career has been derailed by drug problems, took another disappointing turn Monday when, according to a Medford Police report, he suffered a heroin overdose. (Full article: 904 words)

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