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George Springer makes young Astros fan's birthday wish to meet him come true

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Ryan Cantrell/MLB.com Real-Time Correspondent

When Astros rookie George Springer isn't mashing home run balls over 400 feet he's busy making birthday wishes come true.

Matthew Brown decided to celebrate his 14th birthday by coming to the Mariners-Astros game on Wednesday afternoon. Brown devised a plan to meet Springer that included making a great sign and coming down by the Astros dugout before the game.

Springer Sign

After warming up, Springer saw the sign and decided to make Matthew's dream a reality. Springer shook his hand and signed his hat before returning to his warm-up. What a great way to spend your 14th birthday, right?  

Springer Signing

We're guessing the incredible catch Springer made in the second inning was just the cherry on top.

Springer Catch


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