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Cory Lidle's widow testifies

Updated: May 13, 2011, 10:12 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The wife of a New York Yankees pitcher who died when his small plane crashed into an apartment building in 2006 has testified their son keeps his dad's uniform hanging in his bedroom and talks about him every day.

Melanie Lidle testified Friday at a trial in which she's seeking millions of dollars in damages from the maker of the Cirrus SR-20 flown by her husband, Cory Lidle, and an instructor. She says the pitcher had a close bond with his son, who's now 10.

She also ...

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