#TheGoodStuff: High school Pitcher hugs friend after striking him out!

posted by Ridder, Scott & Shannen -

Can you imagine being the player who propels your team into a championship game.  Most kids would instantly go celebrate with your teammates.  Not one Twin cities high school senior.  

He had just struck out the final batter in a win that sent his high school squad to the state tournament. But as his teammates spilled onto the field to celebrate, the senior pitcher headed straight for home plate — and shared an extended hug with the dejected batter.

Pitcher hugs friend after striking him out

This high school pitcher struck out his childhood friend to advance to the state championships. Instead of celebrating with his teammates, he did this:

Posted by ESPN on Monday, June 11, 2018

Turns out the pitcher was best friends with the opposing batter he just struck out.  

#respect #class #character #Repost @sportingnews with @get_repost ・・・ "Our friendship is more important than just the silly outcome of a game." ♥️ (📹: Jim Moberg)

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