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Joey Votto gives bat, jersey to boy who has cancer (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

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Rob Williams Aug 31, 2017 9:48 am 603

You’ll be hard pressed to find a more heartwarming moment at a baseball game.

Canadian baseball player Joey Votto made a kid’s day on Thursday. I mean, he really made his day.

The Cincinnati Reds first baseman hit a thunderous home run in the seventh inning to extend his team’s lead to 5-2 over the New York Mets. Before the at-bat, Votto pointed to a young Reds fan in the stands.

After trotting around the bases, the Toronto-native walked up to six-year-old Walter Herbert – the kid he pointed to – and gave the youngster a high five.

Walter is currently battling stage 4 high-risk neuroblastoma.

Votto proceeded to hand him his bat, a ball, and the jersey he was wearing to Walter, who is nicknamed “Superbubz.”

Walter served as an honorary captain of the Reds last week, which is where Votto first met him. After the game, Votto declined comment, saying that he wanted to keep everything between him and the family.

Check out the video:

The pictures will melt your heart.

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Rob Williams
Man of the people, voice of the fans. Daily Hive Sports Editor.

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