Orlando Area High School Cuts Disabled Pitcher: Was It the Wrong Call?

A double-amputee high-school pitcher, who many see as a symbol of perseverance for overcoming a physical disability and excelling as an athlete, was cut from his school's baseball team, prompting an outcry from many in his Florida community. "As a mother, as a parent, I was devastated. But aside from that, I felt like it was discriminating," said Diane Burruto, mother of 16-year-old Anthony Burruto, the pitcher who was cut from the Dr. Phillips High School varsity team. As a baby, Burruto was...Full Story
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