We’ve all been involved in sports since we were young and in school, and we can testify to that, often, time doesn’t fade between teammates.
The opportunity to play with your childhood friends along with your hometown is rare, and the tragic events of October 11, 2006 make it difficult for former Yankees star Jason Giambi to discuss 15 years later.
“It was devastating and it continues to be 15 years later,” Gambi told Post Sports + last week about the anniversary of the death of teammate Corey Liddle at South Hills High School in West Covina, California on Monday. Auckland A in 2001 and with the Yankees in the second half of the 2006 season. “I can’t believe it’s been that long.”
Lidle, 34, along with 26-year-old flight instructor and friend Tyler Stanger, were stationed on the Upper East Side four days after the small plane they were piloting was destroyed by the Yankees in the 2006 AL division series by the Detroit Tigers. collapsed into the building. .