Karen Moyer went to the University of Notre Dame and met Jamie when he was a Chicago Cubs rookie and she was assisting on TV broadcasts. The Commodore fire department, Citizens’ Ambulance Service and state police were dispatched to the crash site at 10:44 p.m., according to Indiana County 911. We quickly learned when to follow the crowd. Thanks in part to a $1 million donation by the Moyers in 2007, Camp Erin was able to expand to each city where there is a major-league team. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Hearts were broken that day. We could even see the outline of a can of tobacco in his pocket. Please log in, or sign up for a new account to continue reading. Ryan Howard hit his 47th home run, and the Phillies won the game, 6-1. Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, Pat Burrell, Cole Hamels, Shane Victorino, and Jayson Werth come to mind. Signup today! 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I played softball, watched games on TV when they were available, and listened to By Saam and Bill Campbell on my trusty transistor radio. My first live game was at Connie Mack Stadium. Leroy James Moyer, 31, of Hillsdale Road, Montgomery Township, died instantly in the crash, according to Indiana County Coroner Jerry Overman Jr. Overman reported an eastbound Kawasaki KX 250 motorcycle with Moyer aboard left the right side of the road and hit the pole at 10:39 p.m. The seats were right next to the foul pole in home run territory, eight rows up from the field. Adam Eaton and Rod Barajas were both on the 2007 team. The infield was a bit farther away, but I had my trusty binoculars. 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Couldn’t even keep it a shut out. Would you like to receive our daily news? Welcome! They’re in all kinds of distress,” she added. They want to get involved, they want to volunteer. Thank you for signing in! Since you viewed this item previously you can read it again. “When you can take it to a platform of a documentary that is somebody else’s idea and HBO buys into it, a national audience takes away a lot of things from this documentary. Rod Barajas was signed to backup rookie catcher Carlos Ruiz. My hero, Jamie Moyer, was starting on the mound. There were LOTS of them. And that’s what’s so important about what we do. “I had been involved with a grief camp in South Bend, Ind., when we lived there,” he said. He was a huge Phillies fan who was working at Bethlehem Steel on July 28, 1962. I find there are many adults who when (they) see it, wish they had it. The efforts by retired major-league pitcher Jamie Moyer and his wife, Karen, to help children get through their grief after having lost a loved one is receiving star treatment in April on the HBO pay-cable channel. CatholicPhilly.com This was also the season where Brett Myers was the Opening Day starter and ended up on the final day of the season the closer. please click the button to get started. Troopers at Indiana released no information before press time. My daughter’s favorite player was Burrell, the home run-hitting ‘Pat the Bat’ who was the starting left fielder. We hope that you continue to enjoy our free content. Moyer was a local boy from Sellersville, Pa. who had made his biggest impression in MLB with the Seattle Mariners. Willard and Gussie’s only child, Harold Paul Moyer, and his wife Kathleen and their infant son, Steven, were killed in a head-on traffic accident near Big Timber, Montana, as the young family was traveling home to Powell to be with his parents for the holidays. This is my life. This allowed Hanley Ramirez to avoid his tag and tie the game in the 9th inning. We couldn’t, so we started one.”. A small, automated monthly donation means you can support us continually and easily. The foundation also runs another kind of camp, called Camp Mariposa, to help children deal with a household situation in which someone else in the house is living with addiction. “We wanted to try to find an organization like that. Karen Moyer said the foundation has a five-year plan in which it hopes to expand the number of cities hosting a Camp Erin by three to five each year, and solidifying partnerships with such youth-serving organizations as the YMCA, YWCA and the Boys and Girls Club. For Karen Moyer, “this is what I do. The coroner said Moyer suffered fatal injuries to his head and chest. They named it Camp Erin after Erin Metcalf, a cancer-stricken Seattle-area teen whose wish was to meet Moyer. As we checked the scoreboard after the 1st inning, future Hall of Famer Tom Glavine had given up seven runs to the lowly Marlins, and our crowd let out a tremendous roar. Could we then beat the Nationals? I was just angry that Michael Bourn chose that moment to hit his first Major League home run. We couldn’t wait to renew our tickets to find out. Login, Checking back? Same old Browns? I had so many favorite players on that team. Mainly clear. He found himself back in Philadelphia with a three-year, $24 million contract for the 2007 season. But Jamie Moyer was the player I always wanted to see. At $9.00 a bottle, these guys must have had great jobs. That scenario would give the division title to the Phillies. The proud fan in front of me even made a sign proclaiming the 10,000 losses…like a victory of sorts. “One Last Hug,” will receive repeated replays through the Memorial Day weekend on HBO and its affiliated channels, including HBO 2, HBO Family, HBO Signature and HBO Latino. Sorry, there are no recent results for popular commented articles. The schedule of airings can be found at HBO’s website. As the calendar pushed into the middle of September, the Mets were leading the division by seven games with just 17 remaining on the schedule. Going into the 9th inning the Phillies were losing by 10-0. We hope that you continue to enjoy our free content. My daughter came equipped with a small radio, headphones, and a camera. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.. 222 N. 17th Street The 44-year-old southpaw had the slowest pitch in the big-leagues, and I just enjoyed watching his game. When I heard about the news from my Mom, I was shocked, shooken and horrified about it happening to my favorite family member. Back in 2011, Susan Cohen-Dickler at Bleacher-Report quoted Glen Macnow of SportsTalk WIP radio: “He came in as a guy who showed absolutely no effort, showed no guts, and was a lackadaisical player in a way that this town absolutely can’t stand, especially for a catcher.” Ruiz did most of the catching the rest of the year, backed up by “The 33-Year-Old Rookie”, Chris Coste. #supportcatholicphilly a[href*="acceptiva"]:hover {background-color: #07269f;border-style: solid;border-width: 2px;border-top-color: #444;border-left-color: #444;border-right-color: #AAA;border-bottom-color: #CCC;position: relative;top: 3px;box-shadow: inset 1px 1px 2px rgba(22,22,22,0.4);color: #ccc;left: 1px;} It was an amazing year for the team, of course, and  it was my first time at Citizens’ Bank Park. Let us know what's going on! Thank you for reading! As the calendar pushed into the middle of September, the Mets were leading the division by seven games with just 17 remaining on the schedule. Karen Moyer went to the University of Notre Dame and met Jamie when he was a Chicago Cubs rookie and she was assisting on TV broadcasts. Error! Jamie offered one reminder: Even if 3,000 children and teens get helped each year by Camp Erin, “there’s a million and half kids up to age 17 in this country dealing with a loss. Our first year as season ticket holders was a blast. Eaton was, of course, the losing pitcher. Neither will be favorably remembered by any Phillies fan. I couldn’t wait to get there on that last day of the season in 2007. GREEN TOWNSHIP — A northern Indiana County man was killed Sunday night when a motorcycle hit a utility pole along Route 286 near Purchase Line High School, the coroner’s office reported. The coroner said Moyer wore a helmet, and he ruled the death an accident. The season continued, and we faithfully attended every Sunday game. Like most Phillies fans, I was introduced to baseball as a child. We sat out in left field, in section 141. Moyer was a local boy from Sellersville, Pa. who had made his biggest impression in MLB with the Seattle Mariners. Three people taken to hospital after serious accident in Southport. I found the perfect way to honor my uncle when my daughter and I purchased our first Sunday season ticket plan to see the Phillies play during that 2007 season at Citizens’ Bank Park. “It grows every year. The coroner said Moyer wore a helmet, and he ruled the death an accident. Fast-forward to 2007, when I was lucky enough to inherit a small stipend from the estate of my uncle, Richard Phillips. “We have a national resource list for those who are grieving a loss. To view unlimited content Subscribe now or Woman bitten 3 times by copperhead snake at Virginia restaurant It did not get better. The Phillies were the 2007 National League East Division champions. The Mets had already lost 11 of their last 16 games going into that final day. “Her family, with their good graces, allowed us to use her name in the camp,” Jamie Moyer said. Subsequently, Myers injured his shoulder during the lengthy inning and was out for two months. It should also be Opening Day for the Philadelphia Phillies and the rest of Major League Baseball. 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