Screenshot via YouTube/Fort Wayne TinCaps

The Fort Wayne TinCaps, a Class-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, helped give a family the surprise of a lifetime when they dressed Army Sgt. Nick Conrad up as a player and had him surprise his wife and children along with his parents with his early return from Kuwait.

September 03, 2014

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The Fort Wayne TinCaps, a Class-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres, helped give a family the surprise of a lifetime when they dressed Army Sgt. Nick Conrad up as a player and had him surprise his family with his early return from Kuwait.

The Conrad family lives in Leo, Indiana, just one town over from Fort Wayne, and Sgt. Conrad is a devoted TinCaps fan, even taking a team hat with him to the Middle East while serving a tour of duty.

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