Friend of Jose Fernandez Burst Into Tears Hitting Home Run After Field Tributeby Inside Edition 2 years ago
There wasn't a dry eye in house during the first game since the tragic death of Miami Marlins' pitcher, 24-year-old Jose Fernandez. The star pitcher was killed in a boating accident when it collided into a jetty. Every player wore Fernandez's number 16 and inscribed his number into the mound. Even the announcers struggled to keep their composure. Player Dee Gordon was burst into tears after belting a home run that soared over Fernandez's number painted on the wall.