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Andrew McCutchen got a very sweet gift from a fan he visited in the hospital last year

McCutchen gets gift from fan he visited in hospital

The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is one of the many charities Andrew McCutchen is involved with, and on Monday, Cutch posted a letter from one of the patients he met there:

Matt - thank you for the HR ball... and the autograph! More importantly, I'm so glad you're doing better and healing....

Posted by Andrew Mccutchen on Monday, November 2, 2015

Here's the full text of the note:

Dear Andrew McCutchen,

This summer I suffered a brain abscess and spent most of my time in Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. During my stay I was lucky enough to meet you when you visited to do art with the kids. Every night I looked forward to watching the Pirates and was thrilled to know you were come to visit. Baseball is my favorite sport and I was not sure if I would ever be able to play again. Your visit helped inspire me to get better.

I am [feeling] better now and playing baseball again. This past weekend I played two games and hit three home runs. I am sending my first home run ball to you as a thank you.

Thank you again for the visit and picture you drew me in the hospital.

Your Friend,
Matt Groeber

We kind of want to see the picture Cutch drew for him, because we've heard his art skills are pretty incredible. 

h/t: SB Nation

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