Nick Adenhart

Nick Adenhart was an MLB player. He spent two seasons with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

He had Tommy John surgery after being injured in his final high school baseball game. This impacted his draft selection.

Former Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart throws a pitch against the Oakland Athletics
Nick Adenhart throws a pitch against the Oakland Athletics (Getty Images)

He fell to a 14th round draft selection by the Angels in the 2004 MLB Draft. After playing three seasons in minor league baseball, he made his MLB debut on May 1st, 2008.

He was 1-0 with the Angels in four starts in parts of two seasons with the team. He had a 6.00 ERA in 18 innings.

He was a passenger in a car accident that happened in Fullerton, California. He was killed just hours after pitching in a game for the Angels.

A person ran a red light before crashing into a car that had Adenhart in the vehicle. Adenhart, driver Courtney Stewart, and passenger Henry Pearson were killed in the crash.

Jon Wilhite was the only passenger, who survived the accident.

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