Monday, 28 May 2012

Baseball Hall Of Fame-Memorial Day Weekend-Wounded Warrior-Prosthetic Leg-Softball Game

Wounded war veterans find brotherhood in softball

COOPERSTOWN, New York (Reuters) - When Saul Bosquez, a 27-year-old U.S. Army veteran who lost part of his left leg in Iraq, stepped up to the plate during a softball game this Memorial Day weekend, he knew he needed a big hit. Bosquez, who plays with the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team and wears a prosthetic leg below his left knee, said the hot weather on Sunday in Cooperstown - home to the Baseball Hall of Fame - was making it harder than usual for him to run the bases. Luckily, the ball soared over the outfielders' heads, and Bosquez made it safely to third. ... read more..

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