Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

KKLA radio personality Frank Pastore injured in 210 Freeway motorcycle crash

Professional baseball pitcher turned Christian radio personality Frank Pastore remained in critical condition Tuesday after he was injured when a car collided with his motorcycle on the 210 Freeway Monday night.

Pastore, who sustained head trauma, was flown by helicopter to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center. He remained in critical condition Tuesday in the intensive care unit, according to hospital spokeswoman Rosa Saca.

“I just hope everyone is praying for him. This is a shock to all of us,” Pastore’s mother-in-law said. “He’s a very good person. A Christian person. At this time, it’s very hard. He’s loved by everyone.”

...Pastore was a pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds from 1979 until 1985 and for the Minnesota Twins in 1986, according to his bio on Major League Baseball’s website. He is an Alhambra native and was a student at Damien High School in La Verne. He hosts “The Frank Pastore Show” at 99.5 KKLA, a Christian radio station based in Los Angeles.

Repoz Posted: November 21, 2012 at 05:24 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: history

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. JoeC Posted: November 21, 2012 at 10:24 AM (#4307392)
Yikes! Best wishes for his recovery. I just happened across his show a week or two ago while flipping channels on the way home from work. Didn't realize it was the Christian station for a while - he was engaging, thoughtful, curious, and relaxed while discussing something like whether to let your kids play football. He integrated the religious perspective organically and discussed intelligently how it contributed to the decision making process. A real credit to his religion; they could use more like him.
   2. Baseballs Most Beloved Figure Posted: November 21, 2012 at 03:34 PM (#4307687)
Just like Joe Louis was a credit to his race?
   3. Hello Rusty Kuntz, Goodbye Rusty Cars Posted: November 21, 2012 at 04:08 PM (#4307716)
I'll be driving through that part of the 210 on the way to and from dinner tomorrow. Pastore was a credit to his 1980 rotation.
   4. You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR) Posted: November 21, 2012 at 07:12 PM (#4307782)
Just like Joe Louis was a credit to his race?


Nah, Joe Louis was amazing.
   5. Rafael Bellylard: The Grinch of Orlando. Posted: November 21, 2012 at 09:45 PM (#4307854)
see below

   6. Rafael Bellylard: The Grinch of Orlando. Posted: November 21, 2012 at 09:48 PM (#4307856)
Trying again with coding...

Frank Pastore also held a record for 21 years until it went down in 2008.



Pass the A-1.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
aleskel
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogRyan Thibs has his 2017 HOF Tracker Up and Running
(921 - 7:18pm, Jan 18)
Last: Fred Flintstone, Premier NL Save Leader

Newsblog2017 Baseball Hall of Fame election results | MLB.com
(33 - 7:16pm, Jan 18)
Last: karlmagnus

NewsblogOTP 16 Jan. 2017: The ‘honor’ Trumps politics in scheduling Cubs’ White House visit
(956 - 7:07pm, Jan 18)
Last: Gaelan

NewsblogClass of 2017 awaits call from Hall of Fame | MLB.com
(89 - 6:45pm, Jan 18)
Last: Rennie's Tenet

NewsblogMatheny: Spring training 'priorities' may look different this year | stltoday.com
(7 - 6:28pm, Jan 18)
Last: Fancy Pants with a clinging marmoset on his Handle

NewsblogPirates' Bell credits yoga for improved flexibility, weight loss | TribLIVE
(11 - 6:22pm, Jan 18)
Last: Theo^J

NewsblogJose Bautista close to signing with Blue Jays | MLB.com
(12 - 6:14pm, Jan 18)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(1797 - 6:06pm, Jan 18)
Last: MHS

NewsblogOT - December 2016 NBA thread
(1129 - 5:48pm, Jan 18)
Last: aberg

NewsblogRelocation Less Common in MLB Than NFL, Other Leagues
(38 - 5:32pm, Jan 18)
Last: jmurph

NewsblogNON-ROSTER INVITEE THREAD
(12 - 5:27pm, Jan 18)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogRatto- "Hall of Fame voters' biggest issue: Do they work for the job or the sport?"
(11 - 5:06pm, Jan 18)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogWillie McCovey Pardoned by Obama
(20 - 5:03pm, Jan 18)
Last: Zach

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 1-18-2017
(16 - 4:35pm, Jan 18)
Last: Bote Man

NewsblogPadres' Margot tops prospects all defense team | MLB.com
(7 - 3:25pm, Jan 18)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

Page rendered in 0.2168 seconds
47 querie(s) executed