Found May 29, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Todd Frazier was a hero on Tuesday. The Reds rookie third baseman is in Pittsburgh for his team’s series against the Pirates this week and was out to lunch with a teammate when they noticed a man choking in the restaurant. “I was talking to [teammate Ryan Ludwick] and I see it out of the corner of my eye,” Frazier told MLB.com. “I said ‘I think that dude is choking over there.’ He was a little obese and there were two women side-by-side trying to give him the Heimlich. [Ludwick] said get over there because I was the closest one. So I went over there and was yelling at them to get out of the way. They did and I gave two pumps and it came out.” The man was choking on a big piece of steak, so it could have gotten pretty bad had Frazier not been there to help. “It was a big fat piece too, it was pretty insane,” Frazier said. “It was a good 30 seconds they were trying at least. “He paid for our lunch, which he didn’t have to do and said thanks a couple of times. It was pretty surreal. I
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