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Renewal and Recovery: The Jon Wilhite Story

Five years ago today, 22-year-old Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart was killed in a car crash just hours after he pitched six scoreless innings in his debut start of 2009 against the Oakland A's. Two of his friends, 25-year-old Henry Pearson and 20-year-old Courtney Stewart were also killed when a drunk driver broadsided their car when the group was seconds away from where they planned...
Via Fox Sports West
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Honoring Nick Adenhart

By now, most Angels fans are aware that today marks the 5-year anniversary of the senseless murder of Nick Adenhart, Henry Pearson, and Courtney Stewart. It also marks the 5-year anniversary of the senseless injury to Jon Wilhite.I was at that game 5 years ago when a young Nick Adenhart took the mound. I was so excited to see him pitch. Having followed him since being drafted, I...
Via Angelswin
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Remembering Nick Adenhart on his 27th birthday

Today would have been the 27th birthday for former Angels RHP Nick Adenhart and it has been well over three years since he died tragically in a car crash. Age 22 is no time for a young man to go, especially in such a terrible manner. Of course, the accident that killed him involved a drunk driver who ran a red light, striking the car Adenhart was in, killing him and two others in...
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Weaver talks newborn son, Nick Adenhart

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Via Fox Sports West
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Weaver names son after late teammate

Jered Weaver and his wife had their first child, and the two named their baby after Weaver's late Angels teammate, Nick Adenhart.

Via Reading Between The Seams
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ballhawk Killed in Bizarre Accident

When approached by The Hall last year to write about someone for the “HOVG Heroes” project, I chose Nick Adenhart, the young Los Angeles Angels pitcher who was killed by a drunk driver four years ago this week. Unfortunately, I’m writing again about a special member to baseball's big family that lost their life before they should have. Friend and fellow ballhawk Matt...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

HOVG Heroes: Nick Adenhart

<img $ca="true" border="0" src="" /> TIM ANDERSON on NICK ADENHARTOne in every 25,000 people becomes a professional athlete.<span style="font-family: inherit; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-fareast-font-family: "...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Pitcher wins, uses Adenhart's glove

Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez notched his first major league win Friday, and he did so using Nick Adenhart's glove, a former teammate who was killed in a car accident in 2009.

Via Los That Sports Blog
July 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Orioles pitcher Gonzalez honors fallen friend Adenhart

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez honored his friend and former minor league teammate Nick Adenhart, who was killed by a drunk driver in a car accident in April 2009, by using a glove Friday night that Adenhart gave him two years earlier. Gonzalez made his first major league start at Angel Stadium in front of 200 family members and friends. He went to high school in Southern...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Nick Adenhart - 3 Years Later

By Brian Waller, Columnist <span style="font-family: "Times New Roman", "serif"; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman";">To be quite honest I wasn’t planning on writing anything other than the game recap for the Angels/Twins game but then it occurred to me what day today was, it was April...
Via Angelswin
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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