Trailing 1-0 in the top of the sixth inning on Tuesday night, the New York Yankees rallied for nine unanswered runs as they defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 9-1 and picked up their 11th straight win.
The Yankees now have a firm grasp on first place in the American League East division, leading the Blue Jays by 3.5 games.
Aaron Judge‘s game-tying home run in the sixth opened the scoring for New York.
The home run ball was caught by a Blue Jays fan, who in the ultimate act of kindness, gave up the ball to a young Yankees fan, who began crying tears of joy and gave the man a big hug.
Baseball brings everyone together.
This Blue Jays fan gave Aaron Judge’s home run ball to a young Yankees fan.
— The Athletic (@TheAthletic) May 4, 2022
Random Acts Of Kindness
Kindness always prevails.
This Blue Jays fan saw that the young Yankees fan really wanted a home run ball and made the ultimate sacrifice by giving up something he grabbed a hold of and making a young fan’s day.
Baseball is beautiful, even when two fierce division rivals are going at it in an important series.
It’s more than likely that the Blue Jays fan who came up with the ball wasn’t exactly fond of the Yankees, but that didn’t stop him from making a kid’s day.
He put the rivalry aside and instead chose kindness.
The hug is the best part.
Seeing the kid’s reaction might just cause fans watching the video to shed some tears, simply because this moment was beautiful and makes your heart happy if you see it.
This fan made the right choice and gave the kid the gift of a lifetime, providing him with a moment he’ll never forget.
That kid can now say he owns a home run ball hit by the one and only Aaron Judge.