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David Ortiz Came Through With A Home Run For This Special And Dedicated Fan

Baseball star David “Big Papi” Ortiz made all of our hearts melt this weekend when he came through on a promise to sick, little fan.

It all started with this adorable video of 6-year-old Maverick Schutte talking about the “wicked cool” team known as the Red Sox and his favorite player, David Ortiz.

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“My favorite player is Big Papi,” Maverick tells the camera with a huge smile on his face. Maverick, from Wyoming, was born with a significant heart defect called tetralogy of fallot, which has required 30 surgeries. But despite the constant medical attention, the little dude is all smiles when he talks baseball.

Ortiz got the video message via Kevin Millar, a former Red Sox player, and recorded his own special message to his biggest fan.

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“You take care buddy and I’m gonna hit a home run for you tonight,” the Dominican designated hitter said in the video. “Remember that.” Since leaving the baseball world, Millar has been very active in the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, according to The Boston Globe. It was through the CMNH that Millar met Maverick.

Like, OMG. How can you not feel things right now?

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And with the eyes of Maverick and his family on the Red Sox vs. Yankees game, Big Papi made good on his home run promise.

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As the ball soared over the field and into the bleachers, the Schutte family celebrated at home. “He hit your homer, buddy,” Mavericks mother says in a video the family took during the game.

That’s right. Big Papi, in his final season, hit a home run in the name of his most inspiring fan.

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“Big Papi, you never let me down and you are the best player ever in the Red Sox game,” Maverick said in his home run follow up video.

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“And, I’m trying the hardest to get out there in Fenway Park and meet you. Bye,” Maverick continued. “Great homer. We saw it.”

This is so beautiful.

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