That kid-gives-a-foul-ball-to-the-girl-behind-him story has legs.
Alert “06880” reader Tom Orofino follows up with this PS:
His son and son’s wife were in California showing off their new 9-week-old baby Colin to the wife’s family. While there, they took the infant to Dodger Stadium.
Colin had a cute little shirt on, with a sign saying it was his 1st baseball game.
A Dodgers’ PR guy took a picture, and posted it to their Twitter feed. It’s gotten over 53,000 likes.
Yesterday, Tom was in Oscar’s. He proudly showed Colin’s photo to owner Lee Papageorge.
Lee promptly introduced Tom to another set of grandparents: those of the kid who caught the ball at the Red Sox game last week, and gained his own viral following.
What are the odds that 2 grandchildren of Westporters would earn internet fame in the same week — and that both sets of grandparents would be at Oscar’s at the same time?
One more Westporter — Rod Serling — would be proud.