Thursday, September 20, 2012

Star's body part is daughter's souvenir

Starting pitcher Chris Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals participates in the World Series victory parade with daughter Ava. (Photo by Ed Szczepanski/Getty Images)

After an unusual surgery, the Cardinals' Chris Carpenter gives his little girl what the doctor took out.
Earlier this season, Chris Carpenter had one of his right ribs removed in an unusual surgery designed to alleviate the pressure on the nerves that run to his right arm.
But what the St. Louis Cardinals pitcher claims he did with that rib once it was out was even more unusual: Carpenter brought the bone home and gave it to his 7-year-old daughter Ava after she asked for a souvenir from her daddy's stay in the hospital.
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Carpenter told Fox Sports Midwest of his daughter's unusual request as he prepares to make his first start of the 2012 season in a game against the Chicago Cubs on Friday:

News source: yahoo

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