PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Phillies and Atlanta Braves teamed up to show appreciation for a young Phillies fan. James Scott and his son, Joshua, caught a Freddie Freeman home run ball during Friday night’s Phillies-Braves game.
The father-son duo decided to give the home run ball to a Braves fan who was wearing a Freeman jersey.READ MORE: Philadelphia Mother Pleading To Find Driver Who Struck Son In Hit-And-Run, 'Guardian Angel' Who Found Him
The Phillies say they “demonstrated what it means to be a great baseball fan.”
Joshua demonstrated what it means to be a great baseball fan on Friday night.
— Philadelphia Phillies (@Phillies) April 11, 2021READ MORE: Philadelphia's Evil Genius Beer Company Giving Out Free Beers To Those Getting Vaccinated In May
On Sunday night, the Phillies and Braves surprised James and Joshua with an autographed ball signed by Phillies’ Bryce Harper and Braves’ Freddie Freeman. Freeman was happy to present them the ball even though they were rooting for the other team.
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