A-Rod delivers bat to fan at Fenway Park, reduces another to tears with autograph
Alex Rodriguez played what's probably his final game at Fenway Park during the Yankees' 4-2 win over the Red Sox on Thursday. Although he went 0-for-4 with an RBI at the plate, the Yankees DH -- known for frustrating Fenway fans with his play on the field -- made two fans' nights off the diamond.
As you can see in the main video above, A-Rod spoke to Jacob Doherty, a Yanks fan from Wilmington, Mass., in the first inning. He promised the 10-year-old he'd give him his bat under a few conditions. MLB.com's Barry Bloom spoke to the slugger about it:
So Jacob got the bat postgame and the three-time MVP even wrote a little note on it:
He also received some game-worn wristbands:
If that wasn't enough, A-Rod also reduced a fan to tears. See the man at the bottom left of the screen putting his head down as he gets an autograph:
A strangely bittersweet final series in Boston for Alex Rodriguez.