Two fathers whose sons are part of the LSU baseball program saved an elderly Florida fan’s life by using CPR during Monday night’s College World Series Game 1 finals game in Omaha, Neb., multiple media outlets reported.
The Advocate identified the men as Dr. Jerry Poché, a family doctor for 25 years and the father of Tuesday’s Game 2 starting pitcher, Jared Poché, and Jimmy Roy, a 30-year firefighter and the father of LSU strength coach Travis Roy.
Poché provided chest compressions while Roy did mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. The Advocate reported that the fan was in stable condition after paramedics arrived and transported him to a hospital.
“He was basically dead,” Poché told The Times-Picayune. “The family was holding him up, but he wasn’t breathing and didn’t have a pulse. We got him on the ground and started doing CPR and…