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This is what America’s Pastime is all about.
Earlier this week, Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu was playing catch with a young fan in the stands during Dodgers batting practice. The magical moment was captured on video and posted to YouTube and the clip has almost 1.5 million views in less than four days.
Check out the fan — who rocks an awesome “Deuce” Dodgers jersey and has a great arm — tossing the ball around with one of his heroes in the video below.
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Hyun-Jin Ryu enjoys interacting with fans.
Even those in the stands.
Ryu, who met fellow Korean Psy earlier in May and gave the pop star his Dodgers jersey, plays catch with a young fan, with the name Deuce on his jersey, for about five minutes at a recent Dodgers game.
Deuce has a cannon. Ryu is pretty good, too.
Set your cute set phasers to stun.
And unless you are a big-time Dodgers fan, you are probably asking "Who's Deuce?" or "Hyun-Jin Ryu" are.
Ryu is a Korean born and raised pitcher who is in his first season pitching for the Dodgers, he is 4-2 with a 3.42 ERA on the season.
Deuce is a youngster who most consider the "Die-Hard" of "Die-Hard Dodgers...
Hyun Jin Ryu was captured by dodgerfilms on YouTube playing catch with a boy, only known to me as “Deuce”, in the stands during batting practice.
After Matt Kemp made headlines everywhere for being a great guy, something he’s done before as well, Ryu once again brings positive headlines to the Dodgers for off-the-field reasons.
In what has been a horrible 2013 thus far for...
Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu warmed up in an unusual way prior to Monday’s game against the Nationals. Ryu made a young kid’s day by tossing the ball around as part of his warm-up. The best part is that the kid was still in the stands and was handling it like a pro.
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Due to the magical splendor of it all as perceived through the eyes of a child, there are moments that inevitably will be treasured by children for a long time after attending a baseball game at a major league ballpark, but this young Los Angeles Dodgers fan probably has a memory that will last a [...]The post Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu plays catch with kid in stands...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have endured a rough start to the season due to injuries and key players underperforming amidst high expectations, so it would be understandable if everyone associated with the organization was on edge.
However, that seems far from the case, as players like outfielder Matt Kemp and South Korean pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, have taken the time in recent days to...
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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu had some fun before the teams game on May 13th. There was a young boy in the stands who wanted to play catch so Ryu warmed up with him instead of his teammates. They played catch for quite a few minutes and it was a nice thing to see. I’m sure it’s something the kid will always remember.
It’s not everyday a baseball fan gets to play catch with a professional baseball player. Well, one lucky Dodger fan nicknamed “Deuce” who often appears on the Dodgers’ vision boards during games got the chance to play catch with Dodgers’ pitcher Ryu Hyun-Jin. Ryu stood on the field and threw the ball into the left field bleachers where Deuce would catch it and fire it back...
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Gio Gonzalez must have seen the video of Hyun-Jin Ryu playing catch with a young fan this week, because he joined in on the fun as well. Prior to the Dodgers game against the Nationals on Monday Gio grabbed a ball and started playing catch with a young fan as the kid’s father filmed the great experience. This is a pretty great trend, and we hope it keeps up.
Here is the video...
On Tuesday, a video surfaced showing Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu playing catch with a young fan in the stands at Dodger Stadium Monday night. It was a glorious sight indeed.On Wednesday, another video surfaced of Monday's game at Dodger Stadium. However, this one featured Washington Nationals southpaw Gio Gonzalez engaging in a playful game of catch, as well.The...