Royals’ Bobby Witt Jr hits foul ball, caught by father

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Bobby Witt Jr. Fulfills Every Kid’s Dream of Becoming a Major League Baseball Player – Bobby Witt Sr. fulfills every parent’s dream of seeing their child fulfill his lifelong dreams.

However, the father-son duo had a special moment at the Kansas City Royals game in Texas on Tuesday.

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Bobby Witt Jr. #7 of the Kansas City Royals bats against the Minnesota Twins on April 2, 2023 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Brace Hemelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images)

With Witt Jr. at the plate against the Texas Rangers, he fouled off a pitch from Jose Leclerc, and one lucky fan was going home with a souvenir.

Well, that lucky fan was Whit Jr.’s father.

Bobby Witt Jr. #7 of the Kansas City Royals bats in a game against the Texas Rangers on May 10, 2022 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

Bobby Witt Jr. #7 of the Kansas City Royals bats in a game against the Texas Rangers on May 10, 2022 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. (Tim Heitman/Getty Images)

Yes, the Royals phenom fouled the pitch to the first-base side seats, and the ball somehow found its way into his father’s hands.

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Witt Jr. said he later wrote on the ball, “Struck by Bobby Witt Jr. Caught by Bobby Witt Sr.”

The Royals lost 8-5 at home on Jonah Heim’s walk-off three-run home run in the 10th inning, but Witt Jr. made it 5-2 with an RBI and a run scored.

Witt Jr. finished fourth in AL Rookie of the Year voting last year.

Bobby Witt Jr. #7 of the Kansas City Royals bats in a game against the Texas Rangers on May 10, 2022 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

Bobby Witt Jr. #7 of the Kansas City Royals bats in a game against the Texas Rangers on May 10, 2022 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. (Tim Heitman/Getty Images)

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Despite a slow start so far this season (229 average entering Thursday), the Royals expect him to be the centerpiece of their new era.

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