Tag Archives: Staten Island Expressway

Phillies Catching Prospect Bob Stumpo Relives The Terrifying Williamsport Crosscutters Bus Crash

It could have been one of the worst tragedies ever to occur in minor league baseball, when earlier this month the Williamsport Crosscutters team bus crashed and dangled precariously over a Staten Island Expressway guard rail. Had the bus gone inches further the entire team would have plummeted to the highway many feet below. In the story below Phillies catching prospect Bob Stumpo who was on the bus that night, opens up about what he calls “The scariest thing that’s ever happened to me in my life”.

Stumpo happy to be safely back on road to big goal — DelawareOnline.com

Phillies Short-A Williamsport Crosscutters Team Lucky To Be Alive After Bus Crash Tuesday Night

Players and coaches on the Williamsport Crosscutters, the New York-Penn League affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies are lucky to be alive after a major bus crash Tuesday night on Staten Island. The bus was traveling to the team hotel when the bus collided with an SUV and then crashed through a guard rail on an overpass above the Staten Island Expressway. The bus came within a few feet of falling onto the expressway below. Complete coverage of the crash is found in the story below.

Williamsport Crosscutters minor-league baseball team players escape major injury in Staten Island bus crash — SLive.com