|ALS Awareness Night with the Suns|
|Lizzie reading Lou Gehrig's speech|
Finally, it was time for the walk to the pitcher's mound. Knowing I could not throw the ball the full distance, when they announced my name I started walking from the mound toward the catcher, just a few feet, and we both chuckled a little bit. I stopped, pulled back with my right arm, stepped forward with my left foot, and threw the ball like I still had the strength to do it. The ball made it to the catcher (with one small bounce near his foot) and it was over. I was happy, and proud, that I had agreed to be there, to participate in this event completely outside of my comfort zone, for this important cause.
|Throwing the ball to 2nd baseman Noah (Derek) Perio, #3|
|Family fun time at the game|
|Tim and me|
I want to thank Lizzie Danner for offering me the opportunity to help raise ALS awareness in this fun way and thanks to my family for being there to watch and cheer me on!