The Los Angeles Times has the story of Marine Cpl. Jason Morrow a lifelong Angels fan, who was killed in action in Iraq. Morrow proposed to his wife at home plate behind home plate at a game last year and was later invited to throw out the first pitch before a game in ALCS.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports writes about Brian Wilson, a scout for the Reds, who died of a heart attack at age 33 back on June 17. Passan writes about Wilson's love of the job and his native West Texas.
I give my best to the families of both men, although it's a very small thing compared to what has been lost.