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VIDEO: Shooting Victim, Hero Toss Ceremonial First Pitch

Daniel Borowy of Perry Hall High School and his guidance counselor, Jesse Wasmer, earned huge cheers at the playoff game at Oriole Park Sunday night.

Some of the biggest cheers at Oriole Park Sunday night came before the game even started. 

A sellout crowd stood as Perry Hall High student Daniel Borowy threw out the ceremonial first pitch with his guidance counselor, Jesse Wasmer. 

Six weeks ago, Borowy, 17, was seriously wounded when he was shot in the high school lunchroom, allegedly at the hands of a fellow student. Wasmer is credited with intervening and preventing further violence. Click here to see Patch's coverage of the Perry Hall High shooting.

Orioles fans were especially delighted to see the balls caught by Nick Markakis and Brian Roberts—two popular players who are unable play due to injury. 

Joe Dziwulski October 08, 2012 at 07:56 PM
Daniel, Your a special young man. To live thru something like that, the Lord have a PURPOSE for you, and your life : ) Never give up. And for the teacher who came to ALL the students rescue, our schools need more teachers like you. Someone standing in the gap. Thank You : )
Jeanne October 09, 2012 at 03:45 AM
Well said PerryHallParent,couldn't have said it better mself.
Jeanne October 09, 2012 at 03:50 AM
How do we share this article, I would like some friends from out of town to see this wonderful moment?
Emily Kimball October 09, 2012 at 05:34 AM
Thanks Jeanne, You can email them this link: http://patch.com/A-y0Gv You can also send them the link via Facebook or other social media. Click "Recommend," "Tweet" or "Email" under the headline.
Jennica October 09, 2012 at 01:30 PM
Congratulations Daniel! Continued Prayers for you and your family!

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