Sports and my thoughts

Friday, April 15, 2005

Arod saves boy from speeding truck

Of course I think the truck was aiming for Arod and the boy was an innocent bystander. But seriously, Arod did a heroic thing saving that boy from possibly getting hit.

Alex Rodriguez saved an 8-year-old boy from serious injury when he prevented the youngster from getting hit by a truck.

The New York Yankees star said Thursday he was standing in a crosswalk on Newbury Street near downtown Boston at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday when he saw the boy starting to run across the street into the path of an onrushing truck.

Rodriguez reached out and grabbed the boy, pulling him back and preventing a serious accident.

"The kid was going to get run over. I just kind of put my arm out and stopped him," he said.

It turns out the boy, named Patrick McCarthy, was already a fan of A-Rod


Figures, a yankee saves a Yankees fan.

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