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Friday, April 19, 2013

Todd Frazier Goes Yard On Request From Bat Boy Teddy Kremer

The Reds’ honorary bat boy last night was Teddy Kremer, who has Down syndrome and a wealth of enthusiasm for the team. He asked Frazier to hit a home run for him before the third baseman stepped to the plate in the sixth, the Reds already up on the Marlins 9-1. So Frazier did. Simple, right?

Great pic and fun video.

Barry`s_Lazy_Boy Posted: April 19, 2013 at 04:48 PM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. valuearbitrageur Posted: April 19, 2013 at 06:35 PM (#4419787)
It would have been awesome if the Marlins plunked him next AB.
   2. Don August(us) Cesar Geronimo Berroa Posted: April 19, 2013 at 06:55 PM (#4419797)
Teddy rules
   3. Esoteric Posted: April 19, 2013 at 07:05 PM (#4419803)
Teddy indeed rules. Todd Frazier's not far behind. Great moment all-around.
   4. Harveys Wallbangers Posted: April 19, 2013 at 07:52 PM (#4419868)
I was concerned that bbtf would be rude about this video

delighted to be wrong

and no, not an invitation to be rude

   5. Astroenteritis Posted: April 19, 2013 at 08:10 PM (#4419896)
This was fantastic. Way to go Todd Frazier, and way to embrace the moment Teddy.
   6. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: April 19, 2013 at 08:57 PM (#4419961)
I love seeing Teddy's enthusiasm. Just about perfectly mirrors how I feel inside about baseball.
   7. SoSH U at work Posted: April 19, 2013 at 09:01 PM (#4419972)
I love seeing Teddy's enthusiasm. Just about perfectly mirrors how I feel inside about baseball.


That last scene, where he looks to the heavens and double pumps his fists was my favorite part.
   8. Dunn Deal Posted: April 19, 2013 at 09:34 PM (#4420022)
That last scene, where he looks to the heavens and double pumps his fists was my favorite part.


Perhaps the best commentary on how awesome this moment was: Thom Brennaman couldn't find anything negative to say about Teddy. (yeah, I know!)

It was a great moment and fun as hell to watch on TV. I remember last summer when Ted was the batboy - the second go-round has the same feelgood repercussions. Attaboy!
   9. From the International Gibberish Desk Posted: April 19, 2013 at 09:34 PM (#4420023)
Chris Heisey would have hit 2 home runs if Teddy had asked.
   10. Walt Davis Posted: April 19, 2013 at 10:42 PM (#4420107)
It would have been awesome if the Marlins plunked him next AB.

Plunk a kid with Down syndrome? That's cold, man.

:-)
   11. LooseCannon Posted: April 19, 2013 at 10:53 PM (#4420117)
Joey Votto needs to earn a walk after a Down syndrome kid asks him to get on base. I want to see Thom Brennaman react to an intellectually disabled kid going equally nuts over ball four.
   12. Best Regards, President of Comfort, Esq. Posted: April 19, 2013 at 11:24 PM (#4420149)
The umpire had to yell for Teddy because he forgot to pick up the bat. You can see on the video when Teddy goes to get the bat, the ump has a big smile on his face.

Man, a guy like that will remind you how awesome this game is.

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