Father-son moment

Stricken with Lou Gehrig's disease, Greg Podgorny gets thrill of seeing his son play baseball

Greg Podgorny hugs his son, Slater, after the Fruita Storm U-12 baseball team won the Jason Lopez Memorial Tournament in Montrose last month. Greg, who has Lou Gehrig’s disease, got to watch his son record the final three outs of the win. The plays at second base made up for a disappointing at-bat. Photo special to the Sentinel



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Greg Podgorny hugs his son, Slater, after the Fruita Storm U-12 baseball team won the Jason Lopez Memorial Tournament in Montrose last month. Greg, who has Lou Gehrig’s disease, got to watch his son record the final three outs of the win. The plays at second base made up for a disappointing at-bat. Photo special to the Sentinel

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