To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to main content

Military Father Surprises Daughter at Rays Game

Thursday, May 16, 2013 10:57 PM

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.

MLB.com Comments

More Like This