Found October 02, 2011 on Online Sports Guys:
((HT: WFAA-TV Dallas))The HQ, admittedly, is going backwards a little bit here...But we still think this is a cool story...The Texas Rangers honored the Stone family before Game 1 of their ALDS with Tampa Bay. You all remember the firefighter who dove for a ball back in July at a home game in Arlington, falling to his death in front of his son in the process.6-year-old Cooper Stone is a really big Rangers fan and got to throw out the first pitch to his on-the-field hero, Josh Hamilton, before the game. The family has weighed the idea of going back to the ballpark all this time since Cooper's mom, Jenny, is still dealing with the death of her husband Shannon.Team president Nolan Ryan has been in constant contact with the family since the accident asking if they needed anything and has rightfully shielded them from the media since.Game One was their return and a really cool moment... The Rangers are in discussions to possibly even erect a statue in front of the Ballpark in...
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