Fan Scored a Baseball From the Ballgirl, but It’s What He Did With It After That Is Causing a Stir

A Boston Red Sox fan’s gesture Wednesday night received praise after video of him giving a game ball away to a child seated in his area was posted online by Major League Baseball.

When the ballgirl handed the fan the baseball, cameras captured him walk over and hand the ball to a kid in his section.

https://twitter.com/MLB/status/613890784836784128/

“Ah, isn’t that nice!” one of the sportscasters commented.

Others chimed in with their comments.

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The video was tweeted by MLB Wednesday evening and had amassed nearly 2,000 retweets at the time of publication.

The Red Sox ultimately won the game, defeating the Baltimore Orioles by a score of 5-1.

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