Because stories like this can never have too much publicity.
– U.S. Military
Nick Kimmel has been a baseball fan his entire life, but he never could have imagined four years ago that the game he loves would play such an important role in helping him get through recent events that were both tragic and challenging. In 2008, Kimmel decided to forego a partial scholarship offer to play baseball at Arizona State University, and instead enlisted in the Marines. Today, he’s piecing his life back together after losing both legs and an arm in an explosion while on his second tour of duty last year in Afghanistan.
Those terrorist assholes took three limbs away from him, but they couldn’t take that howitzer attached to his right shoulder. Kimmel sends a fastball screaming in right over the heart of the plate: