FILE PHOTO: A bat, glove and ball rest on the field.
Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Kid who was pranked by dad with birthday bat hits HR; guess who caught it

Last year, a dad and his son went viral after Braheim Fowler thought his dad forgot his birthday. Braheim was surprised when his father gave him a bat for his birthday right before a game.

Braheim Fowler thought his dad forgot his birthday. Little did he know it was all part of his father's plan.

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Fast forward to the 2017 season, when Braheim took to the batters box and, bam, he hit a home run to deep center field with the bat he got last year from his dad, ESPN reported. What’s better is, guess who caught it? If you said dad, you’re right. The whole thing was caught on video.

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