The youngest member of the Horned Frogs baseball team died Thursday.

Micah Ahern’s death was announced on the popular Facebook page Praying for Micah Ahern. His mother, Linda Ahern has long filled the page with updates about Micah.

News of the 7-year-old’s death prompted an outpouring of sympathy and sadness.

Micah had been diagnosed with neuroblastoma. His love of TCU baseball was well-known in Fort Worth. He joined the team in 2014. His teammates became his brothers.IMG_1691

In June, he traveled with his team to the College World Series and cheered them on from the sidelines.

Students, particularly the baseball team, often shared posts about Micah and prayed for his health and happiness.

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Molly Jenkins is the Associate Editor of the Skiff. She is a junior journalism major and nutrition minor from Portland, Oregon. The thing she misses the most from Oregon are Por Que No?'s Tacos.