Matt Kemp became an Internet sensation after an impromptu gesture he made toward a cancer-stricken Dodgers fan attending a game at San Francisco's AT&T Park.
The Dodgers' Gold Glove center fielder was informed of the disabled fan's plight by third base coach Tim Wallach during a 4-3 loss to the Giants on Sunday. After the game, Kemp went to the other side of the field with Wallach and met the fan and his father, who were sitting in the front row adjacent to the third base dugout.
''Wally told me that there was a big Dodger fan at the game and that he didn't have a long time to live - not longer than a month and a half,'' Kemp said during a hastily-arranged press conference in the Dodgers' dugout before Tuesday night's game against Arizona.
''So after the game, I just decided to go meet him. He couldn't talk because I guess his speech was gone. When I said `Hi' to him, he just looked at me in shock. It almost got me.''
The fan, whose name is Josh, appeared to be a teenager an...