A young Sox fan was handed a foul ball, and he immediately handed it over to the little girl behind him. Because he's cool like that.

A young Sox fan was handed a foul ball, and he immediately handed it over to the little girl behind him. Because he's cool like that.
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A young Sox fan was handed a foul ball, and he immediately handed it over to the little girl behind him. Because he's cool like that.
"It's good to make people happy." - this kid

Be honest now. If you were sitting in the stands of a baseball game, and somebody straight up handed you a foul ball, what would you say is the over-under on whether you'd turn right around and hand it off to some adorable awestruck girl sitting behind you? And I don't mean if you were a 12-year-old kid like Ryan here. I mean you. Right now. As a grown ass adult who ostensibly understands how world-shaping these kinds of things can be for children.

I'd like to believe that I would turn the ball over to the little starry-eyed Reese sitting behind me, my heart swelling with pride as an enormous smile grows across the girl's face. I'd like to believe that.

But I have a nagging sensation that what I'd actually do is pump my fist and woo-hoo as loud as possible. And if I even happened to notice the dejected expression on Reese's face afterward, I'd probably get sad and think to myself: "Aw, somebody should get that girl a ball." Then I'd text my wife and tell her I'm a winner!

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(by Dennis DiClaudio)

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