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This Astros prospect hit his first home run of the season ... and his dad caught the ball

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On Saturday, Astros prospect Conrad Gregor hit his first home run of the season for the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits. When Gregor looked into the stands to see who caught the ball, he saw a familiar face:

"That was my dad."

It turns out Gregor's parents traveled to Iowa to catch the game against the Cedar Rapids Kernels, and wound up providing some good luck -- that three-run homer helped power the River Bandits to a 5-2 win.

Of course, in return for the good luck, Gregor made sure his father got a souvenir.

"He may have to watch every game from out there," joked the 22-year-old first baseman. Although, we don't think his father would complain too much about that assignment.


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