We’ve been lucky this baseball season to have the terrific story of the Baby Blue Jays, a set of father-son pairs for the ages: the Guerreros (Vlad and Vlad Jr!??!), the Biggios (the first father-son pair to each hit for the cycle), and the Bichettes (the first father-son pair to wear a mullet while hitting over .300!).
But can anything top the moment at Fenway Park from earlier this week involving Hall of Famer and Red Sox Legend, Carl Yastrzemski and his grandson, Mike Yastrzemski, a rookie outfielder with the San Francisco?
First, Carl threw out the first pitch to Mike. It was an emotional, feel good moment.
Just a grandfather and grandson having a catch. pic.twitter.com/zOzbj52G1o
— MLB (@MLB) September 18, 2019
Then, there was absolute magic at Fenway. Mike homered over the Green Monster in his first ever at bat there. His swing, an eerie carbon copy of his legendary grandpa’s:
how can you not be romantic about baseball? pic.twitter.com/TZ9h7zDhUZ
— Gabrielle (@gfstarr1) September 18, 2019
(No. Nothing can top it. It’s was rhetorical question!)
Photo Credit: YouTube/NESN (screen capture)