Thousands gathered Friday to mourn Brian Moore, an officer with the New York Police Department, who was killed late last week in the line of duty earlier.
Moore was a huge fan of the Baltimore Orioles. His favorite player was Orioles star Chris Davis, who spent a semester on the Texas Longhorn baseball team and part of a season with the Round Rock Express.
Earlier this week, the Orioles took on the New York Mets. The Mets held a moment of silence in Moore’s memory. Moore had purchased tickets to watch the game.
In the ninth inning, Davis hit a home run.
“I said a little prayer before the game after finding everything out,” Davis told the Baltimore Sun. “It’s just kind of heavy on my heart. If I could do something to honor him, whether it was something to help us win or a bright spot, I’m glad God came through.”
The Orioles intend to present the Moore family a baseball autographed by Davis and a white jersey signed by the whole team.
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