Angels in the Outfield: A Tragedy Turned Miracle for Jonathan Wilhite

Posted: 12th November 2009 by John Botelho in MLB
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Last week Mariano Rivera induced a Shane Victorino groundout that crowned the Yankees World Series Champions and officially put an end to the Major League Baseball season. 2009 was certainly a memorable one; there were steals of home, a perfect game and some historic pennant races down the stretch.á At least one memory, though, isnÆt a good one. On April 9th, in just the first week of the MLB season, tragedy struck in a big way.á After pitching six shutout innings against the AÆs, easily the best start of Nick AdenhartÆs young and promising career as an Angel , the 22-year-old made plans to celebrate with three friends.á Just a block away from their destination, a drunk driver blew through a red light at 65 miles-per-hour, smashing into the car the four young adults were trav ...

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