VIDEO: A Ball From Josh Beckett Brings This Young Red Sox Fan to Tears

Touching moment from the Red Sox-Royals game this past Thursday afternoon, as Boston starter Josh Beckett presented a young Red Sox fan sitting in the front row a baseball, which brought the youngster to tears.

Nice gesture by Beckett, which undoubtedly made the kid’s day—unless he was hoping for a ball from Big Papi or something.  Then he’s crying because Josh Beckett totally screwed him over, because we all know no matter how cute a kid is, nobody gets handed a free ball twice in one game.

I keed, I keed…the little guy is overwhelmed with emotion, and it’s quite heartwarming to tell you the truth.  Going to the ballpark with the man I am assuming is his Dad, then being handed a baseball by the Red Sox starting pitcher is a lot to handle in one afternoon for such a young kid.

Video follows the jump…

Great kid and a classy move by Beckett. Anyone else find it a little dusty in here?

[H/T to NESN]


About the author: Jeff Greenwell


Jeff Greenwell is the writer/editor of Last Angry Fan. Jeff has been known to rock a Speedo while belting out Robert Goulet tunes from his front porch, and in his spare time he enjoys capturing and training feral goats to be his minions. Also known to dig a nice brick of cheese from time to time.



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  • Elkava

    The baseball may dissapear in the future but the memory will always be with him, That is something no one can take.. I am sure it will be the same for for the ball player.


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