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Bill Stanton's Blog – August 2009 Archive (2)

Montalbano loses long battle with cancer (a touching baseball related story)

I wanted to share a story about Greg Montalbano, former Red Sox minor leaguer who passed away this past Friday at age 31 following a long battle with cancer.



I didn't know Greg personally, but knew of him because he was an accomplished HS pitcher at St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury, MA, then at Northeastern University in Boston. He was drafted by Boston in the 5th round in 1999 and played in… Continue

Added by Bill Stanton on August 23, 2009 at 12:46am — 6 Comments

Kid can do it all on one leg- Inspirational story

Some of you may have seen this story from last summer, but it's new to me so I wanted to share it.



Adam Bender is an 8 year boy from Kentucky, who like many boys his age plays baseball. What makes Adam stand out is that he had his left leg amputated when he was one.



Watching the video is extremely inspirational and tells the story far better than I ever could.

Watch it and share your… Continue

Added by Bill Stanton on August 12, 2009 at 11:07am — 5 Comments

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