Dan Gartland
Monday July 18th, 2016

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Watching baseball can be an emotionally draining experience. It’s good to learn this lesson early in life. 

A regular, nine-inning game can be exhausting enough. But an 18-inning, six-hour marathon with only three runs? That’s absolutely brutal, as this young Pirates fan learned during Sunday’s game against the Nationals. 

• This Wales fan experienced countless emotions in under 30 seconds

Being a kid is tough. It’s tougher when Daniel Murphy ties the game with a homer in the bottom of the ninth. 

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