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A baseball with number 16 written on it sits on a makeshift memorial in honor of Jose Fernandez sits outside Marlins Stadium, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016. Jose Fernandez, the ace right-hander for the Miami Marlins who escaped Cuba to become one of baseball's brightest stars, was killed in a boating accident early Sunday morning. Fernandez was 24. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)

A bag of baseballs signed by Jose Fernandez washed up a mile away from the accident



A beachgoer today stumbled across an eerie reminder of a man that all of baseball is mourning. 

Someone strolling on Miami Beach today discovered a bag full of baseballs signed by late Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez just a mile away from where the accident that claimed Fernandez's life on Sunday took place, reports WSVN TV. 

Here is the bag in question. 

Ocean Rescue Division Chief Vincent Canosa did confirm that the bag appeared to belong to Fernandez and was returned to a lifeguard. 

Here's footage of the official comment. 

Check out our earlier coverage of Jose Fernandez's tragic death. 

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