During a major league baseball game featuring the Seattle Mariners and the Houston Astros that took place in early April 2017, a memorable event occurred that was captured on video and quickly became a big topic of discussion with online viewers everywhere!
A dream come true and an evil baseball umpire!
An inning-ending fly ball is caught by an Astros outfielder and as the player runs off the field, he hands the baseball over to young boy wearing an Astro’s team jersey to the applause of fans nearby!
The boy looks absolutely delighted with a unexpected gift of an authentic major league baseball!
But his happiness is suddenly stopped short when one of the umpires approaches the boy and requests the return of the baseball!
The young boy looks completely heartbroken and some of the other fans also express their shock and surprise at the umpire’s unpopular decision!
However, the umpire was merely pulling a mischievous prank on the boy and gracefully returns the baseball to the heartfelt cheers and applause of the other fans watching nearby!
Please take a look and watch the extended video below!
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What did you think?
The umpire does a superb job of completely fooling the young boy and the other fans nearby with his stern expression so his kindness at the end is a satisfying conclusion to everyone concerned!
In the end, the young boy had a dream come true at a major league baseball game!