Before the national anthem at today’s Mets vs. Nationals game, the Mets held a moment of silence for fallen Spring Valley (Columbian Fire Company) Firefighter and a huge Mets fan Jared Lloyd. The video below was played on the jumbotron.
On March 23, 2021, Jared Lloyd made the ultimate sacrifice while rescuing residents at an assisted living facility in Spring Valley. It is reported that he rescued at least five people during the fire.
What a classy move by the Mets! (Special thanks to Jason DiSalvo for the video)
NY Boulders Sundberg Recipient of 2021 Johnny Thompson Unsung Hero Award
POMONA, NY – New York Boulders Baseball Outfielder Jack Sundberg named this year’s recipient of the Johnny Thompson Unsung Hero Award.
John Thompson, who has Cerebal Palsy, is a resident of Nanuet and a true inspiration. He embodies the never quit attitude. He is the Disabilities Liaison Officer for the NY Boulders and the play-by-play announcer for the Rockland Community College Men’s & Women’s Basketball Team.
Thompson is a rising star in sports journalism, interviewing some of the biggest names in New York sports.
Sundberg has quietly put together an outstanding season on his way to the Thompson Award. He has given the Boulders’ solid defensive play in left field, while, at bat, has maintained a batting average hovering around the .300 mark throughout the year and, through the Labor Day game versus Tri-City, is tied for the Boulders’ single season stolen base mark of 47 set by Junior Arrojo in 2016.
Patriot Parachute Team – FDNY vs. NYPD Baseball Game at Boulders Stadium
Patriot Parachute Team, who are all veterans, jumped into Boulders stadium during the national anthem of the FDNY vs. NYPD baseball game.
The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) would win the game 16 – 5.
Video credit Mike Joyce.