• Must-see: Hero Pirates fan saves boy from flying baseball bat


    KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Talk about a close call.

    A quick-thinking Pittsburgh Pirates fan is being called a hero after he saved a boy from a flying baseball bat at a Saturday spring training game in Kissimmee, Florida. 

    According to the Washington Post, Pittsburgh photographer Christopher Horner captured the moment when the man blocked the bat from slamming into the child's face at the Pirates-Braves game. The image, which Horner shared on Twitter, has been retweeted hundreds of times.

    The man and boy in the photo were not identified. 

    >> Click here to see Horner's post

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