Pirates Fan Saves Kid in the Stands from Getting Hit in the Face with Bat

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistMarch 6, 2016



During a Pittsburgh Pirates spring training game Saturday in Kissimmee, Florida, one fan put on his Superman cape and saved the day.

An errant bat came within an outstretched hand of drilling a poor little kid in the head. Luckily, the guy to his right knocked it away.

Update from Monday, March 7

According to Fox 35 in Orlando, the people involved in the situation were a father and son. As you can tell, the man takes his parenting duties very seriously.

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Pittsburgh beat the Atlanta Braves, 9-6, but the bigger story was the kid's health.