Guest post by Jen Royle of Sports Reel Boston
We all know the saying, “there’s no crying in baseball,” but die-hard Texas Rangers fan, 5-year-old Cade Johnson from Waco, Texas, apparently didn’t get the memo, or maybe he just couldn’t read it yet. Upon hearing the news that his favorite baseball player, Mike Napoli, would be leaving his beloved home team angers to join the Boston Red Sox, the precious little baseball fan couldn’t hold back his emotions. And his father, Daniel Johnson, captured every moment.
It didn’t take long for the video to go viral – over 36,000 views – and end up in Mike Napoli’s hands.
“Find this kid,” Napoli tweeted from is account (@MikeNapoli25) with over 100K followers. And with the help from friends, Cade Johnson was eventually found through Justin Frazell, host of “The Justin and Charla Morning Show” on 95.9 The Ranch in Fort Worth, who had posted the YouTube video in January of this year. Frazell put Napoli’s camp in touch with