Can your little sport of football do this?
Miguel Cabrera and a kid at the game in Cleveland last night teamed up to show us why baseball remains the national pastime.
The kid caught a line drive foul ball, then started talking trash to Detroit Tigers superstar Miguel Cabrera, who — for the record — hasn’t beat his kid, clocked his girlfriend in an elevator, or deflated baseballs (update: OK, fine, so maybe he threatened to blow people up. Once).
Then, the pair gave us our daily dose of cute.
“I just told Miggy, ‘I got your back,'” the kid said when interviewed a few minutes later. He said he told the star, ‘You need to be fired up; you look bored out there.'”
As long as we’re on the subject of kids and baseball, we have a new leader this morning in the “best one-handed catch while holding your baby” category.
The Dodgers announcers called for the fan to be ejected, proving there are still fools in baseball, too.