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Los Angeles Angels Star Mike Trout Grants a Wish as Part of "Sportscenter's" My Wish Series

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout granted the wish of a lifetime to young Eli Velasquez as part of the "My Wish" series on SportsCenter.

Get your tissues ready.

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout appeared on Sunday morning's edition of "SportsCenter," not for his great power or highlight-worthy defense, but for his granting of a lifetime memory.

As part of the "Make-A-Wish" foundation's "My Wish" series on SportsCenter, Trout hung out for the day with young Eli Velasquez.

You can watch the entire story of Eli's journey -- and his day with Trout -- below:

Per a tweet from "SportsCenter:"

Eli Velasquez, who had open-heart surgery at just four months old, loves baseball and the Angels. Earlier this year, Mike Trout made Eli’s wish come true and invited him to be a part of the team 

For more on Eli, there is this excerpt from ESPN:

Seven-year-old Eli was born with a heart condition that required multiple surgeries. For his wish, the Corsicana, Texas, native meets and gets one-on-one coaching from his favorite player, Trout, the three-time American League MVP, in California.

You can read the full background on the wish by clicking here.

Trout is known as one of the good guys in baseball, and this video further exemplifies it. He's also one of the best players in baseball history.

He's on the injured list right now after breaking his hamate bone but is putting together another solid year. He's hitting .263 with 18 homers and 44 RBI. 

He's an 11-time All-Star, a three-time MVP, a Rookie of the Year winner and a nine-time Silver Slugger.

He's got 368 lifetime homers and .301 career batting average.

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