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Feel good pro-baseball story: Dad catches his son's 3-run homer


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I thought this was a neat story.




SEATTLE -- Astros prospect Conrad Gregor and his father, Marty, have shared plenty of games of catch over the years, but what happened Saturday night in Davenport, Iowa, tops everything.


Gregor hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning for Class A Quad Cities -- his first homer of the season -- and, amazingly, his father caught the ball on the fly while standing beyond the right-center-field fence in a moment neither will ever forget.


"I didn't know he was going to be out there," Conrad said. "I didn't know at the time that it happened, but after I saw him a lot of people were cheering. I spotted my dad and it was a pretty cool moment. Then I saw it on video after and I just started laughing, and that was really cool that he caught it. Didn't need a glove. Pretty good hands from the old man."

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