Found April 25, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
(Photo courtesy of Suzi Ginch) Drew Bonner had one of the more memorable walks you will ever see in any baseball game, no matter the level of skill.  Drew was born with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and age 11 the disease had taken over his body which made sports impossible to play. Drew has done everything he can to stay near the sport of baseball that he can and has been a team manager at Fairfax High School in Virginia for the past four years.  During that time he has done everything including ‘keeping statistics, advising the coaches on pinch-hitting moves and even corralling balls with the wheels of his chair during practice’ This past Monday night, the school held “Drew Bonner Night” to honor the kid with a huge heart and as part of the special evening  Fairfax Coach Rick Freeman thought up a special way to honor Bonner.   Freeman arranged for Bonner to get a ceremonial at-bat, and the moment was as special as it gets. Words don’t do it justice, so enjoy the video. The Washingt...
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