This Rays fan's son was even more excited about his foul-ball catch than he was
Every dad wants to be his kid's hero. Sometimes, the simplest way to make such an impression is to make a catch at a baseball game. You might laugh, but to a child, the idea of a parent reeling in a ball hit by a Major Leaguer is incredible.
One Rays fan got to live the dream during his team's 4-1 win on Tuesday against the Royals at Tropicana Field. Facing Blake Snell in the top of the fourth, Salvador Perez lifted a foul ball down the right-field line into the table seating near the bullpen.
The fan took to his feet, made a jump ...
... and made the catch while falling into a chair. Slick play!
The best part was that his son was ecstatic and gave him a huge hug:
If that doesn't put a smile on your face, what will?