Some Very Sad News

Some very sad news in the Illinois area today, 12 year old Eric Lederman was playing catch with one of his teammates on his Oswego travel baseball team when he was accidentally hit in the neck by the ball.  Eric died on Thursday, in what is being called a freak accident, with no released cause of death.  “He brought a tremendous amount of joy, passion and love to his team, coaches and baseball family, and we will never forget him,” his coach, Brian Zacker, said in a news release. Just a horrible story, we here at Born on Third would like to extend our sympathies to Eric’s family and let them know that they are in our thoughts and prayers, RIP Eric.

– George