During an emotional service, Tommy was remembered as a smart, shining student who overcame incredible odds to become a star baseball player.
A padded chest protector wasn’t enough to prevent a fatal injury to 16-year-old Tommy Adams. Adams suffered cardiac arrest Sunday after getting hit by a pitch in practice.
Thomas Anthony Adams took a pitch in the chest during warm ups, stood up, told his teammates he couldn’t breathe and collapsed. He died shortly after.