September 25, 2016

Miami Mourns The Loss Of Jose Fernandez

The baseball community was shocked by the tragic news that Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, one of the sport’s rising stars, was killed in a boat accident early Sunday morning.

“He was pillar to our community, he was involved in everything that he could be to give back,” said Lorenzo Veloz of the Fish and Wildlife Commission. Fernandez was a Cuban defector who left the island nation at the age of 15, famously rescuing his mother when she fell overboard en route to the United States. Not only was he deeply loved in the Miami community, but Fernandez, who was 24 years old, had recently announced that he and his girlfriend were expecting a child.

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