WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — A bit leaguer received a big-league shock on the Washington Township Police Division on Tuesday following a horrible accident on a baseball discipline.
AJ Homosexual is 13 years outdated and an enormous Phillies fan. A couple of month in the past, he suffered a extreme head harm after colliding at baseball observe at Bethel Mill Park.
“I’ve no reminiscence of what occurred that day,” AJ stated.
“I am going over there and he’s on the bottom and it was very exhausting to see. He collided with a teammate’s knee and his cranium was fractured again right here,” stated Renee Homosexual, AJ’s mom.
The officers who had been first on scene wished to do one thing particular for him throughout restoration and what higher than asking in a favor from a furry buddy?
“It was one of many first questions he requested when he lastly regained consciousness, ‘Did the Phillies win?’ Such as you don’t even know what day it’s however you care if the Phillies received?” Renee Homosexual stated.
“As soon as we heard how vital the Phillies had been to him we wished to do one thing particular,” stated Jessica Walton with the Washington Township Police Division.
The Phillie Phanatic hid in a room off to the aspect and barreled by way of the door with a present to AJ, a J.T. Realmuto jersey — AJ’s favourite participant.
“Hopefully, it cheers him up and makes his summer season the very best,” Washington Township Police Chief Pat Gurcsik stated.
And whereas the Phanatic is his second favourite, AJ and his household are so grateful.
“I imply, thanks to all of you for saving my child,” Renee Homosexual stated.
The Phanatic sealed his particular go to by stealing cookies and kissing the chief, and most significantly, cheering AJ on lengthy after the primary 911 name.
“She stated that the entire help and all the assistance that they’ve acquired they suppose is what has helped his restoration a lot,” Walton stated.
AJ says he can’t wait to get again out on the sphere and he hopes to be an expert baseball participant when he grows up.