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Recovering LeBoeuf makes visit to Miller Park

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MILWAUKEE -- Brewers Minor League coach Al LeBoeuf, still recovering from a rare neurological disorder caused by cancer in his hip, visited Miller Park this weekend and reiterated his plan to get back to coaching before the end of the season.

"There's no question in my mind," said LeBoeuf, who told his story of perseverance to MLB.com in Spring Training. "I came a long way with a lot of prayers and a good attitude."

His condition caused numbness in both legs from the knees down last summer, and LeBoeuf is still using crutches to get around. But he had an encouraging check-up this week, and will ease back into baseball when he is ready, probably in a scouting capacity to start.

LeBoeuf and his wife were in Milwaukee as guests of general manager Doug Melvin.

"This is the first major setback I've ever had in my life, and nobody has ever thrown out the red carpet like Doug and the organization have," LeBoeuf said.

Adam McCalvy is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Brew Beat, and follow him on Twitter at @AdamMcCalvy. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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