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Hamilton talks about accident

Posted on: July 8, 2011 6:05 pm
Edited on: July 9, 2011 1:49 am
 
By Matt Snyder

It's likely words can't express what Josh Hamilton is going through right now. I know I can't imagine what it would feel like to toss a ball up to a fan as a nice gesture and have a freak accident result in a death. Even though it's not even remotely his fault, it feels like one of those things anyone would second-guess forever. Hamilton spoke to the media before Friday night's game against the A's, and he seems to be in as good a place as he could possibly be. All quotes that follow are from Hamilton himself, via the Star-Telegram.

"Behind me I heard someone say 'Hey Hamilton, how about the next one.' I turned around and Stone was the first guy I saw sitting there with his son. I gave him a nod, and I got the next one and threw it in that direction. I just remember it happened in slow motion. Obviously, as soon as it happened, I couldn't help but think about what was happening behind that fence."

On reaching out to the Stone family: "Absolutely. I haven't yet. I'm going to give this situation time to, you hate to think sink in, but I can't imagine what they're going through right now. I can't imagine. All I can think about is praying for them and knowing that God has a plan. You don't always know what that plan is when those things happen, but you will."

On what his night was like when he went home: "She (his wife Katie) stayed up with me and talked with me and gave me some encouragement and support. She was there to talk to me if I needed to. The kids stayed up to talk to me for a while. It was just hard for me, hearing the little boy screaming for his daddy after he had fallen, and then being home with my kids really hit home last night."

There's a full transcript on Star-Telegram.com, but the basic gist is that Hamilton's obviously going through a rough time -- likely not near as much as those close to Stone, but it would still be rough.

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hotmeuly
Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 22, 2011 12:33 am
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 5, 2011 7:56 am
 

Hamilton talks about accident

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Since: Jan 23, 2007
Posted on: July 10, 2011 9:26 pm
 

Hamilton talks about accident

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Since: Jan 23, 2007
Posted on: July 10, 2011 9:06 pm
 

Hamilton talks about accident

i was serious..... not. you guys need to get a life rather than yell at people in  blog. Hamilton should lay off the heroin.



Since: Feb 3, 2008
Posted on: July 9, 2011 9:00 pm
 

Hamilton talks about accident

Dope




Since: Feb 3, 2008
Posted on: July 9, 2011 9:00 pm
 

Hamilton talks about accident

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Since: Jun 23, 2011
Posted on: July 9, 2011 8:16 pm
 

Hamilton talks about accident

what do you expect from a red sox fan they had to cheat to win world series. very classless    ortiz and manny dont forget



Since: Nov 23, 2008
Posted on: July 9, 2011 7:24 pm
 

Hamilton talks about accident

Redsox fan, please post your phone number and address.



Since: Dec 7, 2009
Posted on: July 9, 2011 5:23 pm
 

Hamilton talks about accident

redsox fan, you are really not in touch with the world. someone forgot to put some brains into that lighthouse upon your shoulders



Since: Nov 4, 2007
Posted on: July 9, 2011 5:03 pm
 

Hamilton talks about accident

"God has a plan"?  Indeed, but seemingly not a very good one for this family.  Only 5th century ignorance ascribes to this type of thinking. 


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