We’ve seen some truly amazing occurrences over the first month and a half of the season, but this one might take the cake.
The heartwarming moment took place in St. Petersburg Thursday evening when nine-year old Alayna Adams threw out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the Rays-Red Sox game.
What she didn’t know was that the masked man catching her pitch was Army Lieutenant Colonel William T. Adams, her father, who returned home after a one-year deployment in Afghanistan.
Just watch her reaction after he pulls off the mask, and enjoy.
Something tells me it’s not the first pitch that she’ll remember about this night.
Cool moment at Rays-Red Sox game tonight. Military family reunited during first pitch. twitter.com/aastleford/sta…— Andrew Astleford (@aastleford) May 17, 2013