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Arizona Diamondbacks' Trevor Bauer pitches against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati, Tuesday, July 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)
Arizona Diamondbacks' Trevor Bauer pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 28, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
FILE - In this June 28, 2012, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks' Trevor Bauer pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the third inning of a baseball game in Atlanta. The Cleveland Indians traded outfielder Shin-Soo Choo to the Cincinnati Reds and acquired Bauer in a three-team deal Tuesday, Dec. 11. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
Sitting in chairs on the gym floor where Akron’s best basketball player learned the game, they came to honor the memory of Akron’s second-best basketball player — and one of its all-time nicest people.