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Baby Maddon meets his namesake: Rays manager Joe Maddon

When John and Heather Warwick were deciding on a name for their baby boy, they loved the sound of "Madden." As big Rays fans, they realized they could change the "e" to an "o" in honor of their favorite Major League manager.

And so "Maddon" was born, and today he got to meet the man he was named after -- Joe Maddon.

Little Maddon got acquainted with Big Maddon prior to the Rays' contest against the Yankees at Tropicana Field on Monday. The Tampa Bay skipper gave the family a signed, baby-sized Maddon jersey, and the 5-month-old was too excited for words -- in part because he's still too young to talk.

-- Jonathan Gantt / Real-Time Correspondent