Kevin Cerasuolo, the popular equipment manager and ball boy for the Wilmington Sharks (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League), passed away yesterday at the age of 39.
Cerasuolo suffered what has been recorded as a heart attack before the team’s scheduled batting practice at 4 p.m. After emergency workers were unable to revive him, the Sharks cancelled last night’s game. From Wilmington Star-News:
This would have been Cerasuolo’s eleventh year working with the Sharks.
[Former general manager Andrew] Aguilar said the news hit him hard when he heard.
“He was always there and always willing to do whatever and work hard and he was a volunteer,” Aguilar said. “He didn’t get paid for what he did. He was out there for the love of being out there, and it really hurt when I heard about it. But then I thought, he went with a smile on his face because he couldn’t have gone in a better place. That was his second home I would say. If he could spend his whole life there, I’m sure he would have.”
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