The New York Mets showed Tuesday night that they take care of their young fans.
The Mets were playing the Marlins in Miami, which always draws a lot of Mets fans. One fan, a young boy sitting right behind the Mets dugout, was hit in the arm by a foul ball off the bat of slugger Jay Bruce.
The boy wasn’t terribly hurt and was given a ball, but he was shaken up by the scary incident and seen crying.
That’s when Mets second baseman Neil Walker asked the boy’s father to toss the ball back to him. Moments later, Walker returned the ball, which had been signed by most of the team. He then handed the boy a bat.
As the broadcasters commented on the kind gesture, the teary-eyed fan finally gave the team a thumb’s up.