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Big league players took to the internet to show off pictures of dear old Dad on Father's Day

Baseball is largely a game passed down by family; of mothers and fathers heading to the backyard and playing catch and tossing endless rounds of batting practice. So, on Sunday, plenty of Major Leaguers wanted to give thanks to dear old dad for Father's Day. 
Matt Szczur went fishing with pops:

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I love you dad! Happy Fathers Day!

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Josh Reddick showed off a photo few players have: A pic with dad after winning the World Series.

Blake Snell went with the always classic baseball card look:

Even David Ross -- who was known as Grandpa -- gave a shout out to his pops: 

Jason Kipnis knows that fathers hug:

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Happy Father’s Day pops! Lucky to have you

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Mychal Givens is pumped that he's a Dad:

Odrisamer Despaigne took to the pool to relax with his son -- this is basically a gift to himself and we're OK with it. 

Andrew McCutchen looks pretty pleased to be a dad, too: 

Marquis Grissom Jr., who won't graduate high school until 2020, shared photos of his big league dad:

Delino DeShields Jr. did the same:

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Happy Father’s Day! 🍾

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Drew Butera showed off his chill dad:

Kenley Jansen and his son played on the Dodger Stadium field: 

Clayton Kershaw played some pregame catch with Cali and Charley:

Darren O'Day had the hardest-hitting interview of his career thanks to his daughter:

The White Sox players' kids came out in support of the holiday:

While the Cubs went in on dad jokes:

Hunter Pence showed off his Sunday best:

Mike Trout's dad is still helping him get dressed:

Enrique Hernández showed off his many role models:

Carlos Gómez went back in time:

It turns out, even mascots have Dads:

There were plenty of festive smiles to go around at Dodger Stadium: