Mitchell Thorp, 1990-2008

Mitchell Thorp, 1990-2008

Mitchell was a remarkable young man, a 4.0 GPA student and a gifted baseball player. He had a kind, gentle spirit. His joy and light radiated out to all who knew him. Mitchell’s life was defined by his family, his faith, and his friends, and his incredible passion for baseball. The city of Carlsbad renamed Poinsettia Park Ball Field; Thorp Field in his honor. It is at this special park were the Foundation holds many fund raising events. Mitchell’s strength and courage lives on through the Mitchell Thorp Foundation as inspiration to young athletes and children who suffer from life-threatening illnesses, diseases and disorders. Mitchell’s strength and courage has inspired many. His bible verse of strength that we read together throughout his journey was Joshua 1:9 He even named his Golden Retriever Joshua. He will be greatly missed!!

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