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Thread: Scott Tanksley - Firefighter & former Twins Minor Leaguer

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    Scott Tanksley - Firefighter & former Twins Minor Leaguer

    Passing along this sad news. Scott, a former Twins minor league pitcher in the mid-90's and currently a firefighter, was killed when trying to help out a stranded motorist in icy conditions. A car slid into him and knocked him off the overpass. Leaves behind a wife and 3 kids. He went to same college as myself.

    Link to story below:


    http://www.dallasnews.com/news/commu...irefighter.ece

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    Super Moderator MVP ashburyjohn's Avatar
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    Seems wrong to click Like, so I'll consume bandwidth by offering my best wishes to all affected.

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    Thank you for sharing a very sad item, but one that needs to be known. Our firefighters risk life and limb at any moment and are certainly under appreciated. God bless, Scott, and thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ashburyjohn View Post
    Seems wrong to click Like, so I'll consume bandwidth by offering my best wishes to all affected.
    Ditto

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