94-Year-Old Fan Leaves Hospice Care To Pay Respects To Yordano Ventura (Video)
On Sunday, 25-year-old Kansas City pitcher Yordano Ventura was pronounced dead after a fatal car accident in his native Dominican Republic.
Royals fans continue to gather at Kauffman Stadium to pay their respects to the late pitcher after news broke of his untimely death. Among the supporters was 94-year-old Maxine Bell, who left hospice care so she could visit the memorial on Monday.
“Joyce Angerman brought her 94-year-old mother, Maxine, out to the memorial.
“We’re long time Royals fans – Forever Royal – and she needed to come down here and say her goodbyes,” said Maxine Bell.
“I never missed a game that I could see,” Maxine Bell said. “We’re losing such a good pitcher – bless his heart.”