Pirates fan catches foul ball, throws it to very thankful girl in different section
Pirates fan throws foul ball to grateful little girl
We all know the first rule of fan catch etiquette: If you catch a ball, you should give it to a kid. Unless, of course, you're a kid yourself, but even that has its exceptions.
But what are you supposed to do if there are no kids around? During Wednesday's Pirates-Giants game, one fan had just that problem. He had just caught a foul ball, but he wasn't going to just keep it. No, he had principles. That's why he found the nearest cute little girl and gave her the chance to make a catch of her own:
It wound up being more of an alley-oop via the fan sitting one row in front, but he was happy to help:
After all, what's a better souvenir, a baseball or a child's happiness? We know which one you'd pick, unless you're secretly the principal of Crunchem Elementary School: