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Young fan catches foul ball, gives it to friend, has kinder heart than all of us

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In baseball, there are nearly as many unwritten rules for fans as there are for players: Don't obnoxiously root for the visiting team. Don't get in a fight with the mascot. Do cheer for an opposing player who does something incredible. And if you catch a foul ball, give it to a kid.

But what if you are the kid? This young Padres fan expertly caught a foul ball during Monday's game against the Rockies and just as expertly handed it off to the nearest kid that wasn't himself:

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Was this another ball swap moment, like the clever Cubs fan who switched out his dog's toy for a home run ball?

Nope, it looks like this kid's gift is genuine and a little bit of our faith in humanity has been restored. 


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