Watch: Pirates prospect’s father overcome with emotion after son’s MLB debut

Thursday September 8th, 2016

The best part of seeing a new player crack the major leagues is always seeing the reactions of their parents. 

Pirates prospect Trevor Williams was called up Wednesday and pitched three solid innings of relief to earn a win. After the game, he shared a heartwarming moment with his family. When he gave the game ball to his father, he couldn’t hide how proud he was. 

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After his call-up, Williams tweeted how happy he was to finally be able to call his family with the news he had made it to the majors.

If you’re looking for more excited baseball parents, check out Tigers prospect JaCoby Jones's mom reacting to his first hit.


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