In case you missed it, Julie Kramer, a 23 year old woman battling stage-4 Synovial Sarcoma appeared on “Ellen” this week for an interview on inspiring women. Kramer, from Tabernacle, NJ, a big Phillies fan, was surprised with a nice amount of Phillies merchandise and a check for $10,000, presented by Chase Utley himself. He also invited her to any Phillies game next season–including a batting practice invite to “meet the guys”.
It was an amazing moment.
But a radio talk show host for 1210 WPHT didn’t seem to think so. Chris Stigall absolutely trashed the whole situation, at one point even questioning if she will live through the season. Yikes. Remember, 1210 PHT is the flagship station for the Phillies. Listen here:
There’s nothing like crapping on an amazingly nice gesture, by the current face of the Phillies, on a national stage–during the holidays. It was an unbelievably low blow to everyone involved, and way out of line.