Submitted photo Mount Vernon natives J.D. Orr, left, and Ryan Fitzgerald, right, have found success on the baseball diamond in college. Orr plays left field at Wright State University, while Fitzgerald patrols center field at Oakland (Mich.) University. They are shown with Orr’s son, Dekker.

Brothers on the diamond

They remember the cheering crowds and the adulation of family and friends on Mount Vernon High School football Fridays and those humid spring afternoons on the baseball field, wearing the orange and black. Four years later, a pair of former Yellow Jackets’ athletes are still making noise on the field.


May 11, 2019

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