GIF: Young Cubs fan finally get his souvenir baseball

GIF: Young Cubs fan finally get his souvenir baseball
August 25, 2013, 6:30 pm
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Scott Krinch

One of the joys of going to an MLB game as a child is bringing your mitt and hoping you'll have the opportunity to catch a foul ball.

That joy turned to sadness for one kid during Sunday's Cubs game in San Diego. 

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But don't worry, this story has a happy ending.

During the eighth inning, the Padres ball girl handled a foul ball and gave the souvenir to Zack who was sitting in the first row:

After seeing his brother with the ball, the younger child clutched his dad's arm with tears running down his face.

Then grandpa came to the rescue ... so everybody thought:

The tears didn't stop after the ball girl gave the baseball to the wrong child:

Finally, the child's mood instantly turned into happiness when a WGN employee handed him a baseball: