Little Leaguer Comforts Pitcher After Shocking Moment


Viewers witnessed a heartwarming moment during a little league game after it took a shocking turn.

A video of a moment during a Little League regional tournament game on Tuesday in Waco, Texas went viral showing a batter being hit in the head by a pitch.

After the batter took the base, he headed toward the pitchers mound to comfort the seemingly upset pitcher.

The batter, Isaiah Jarvis of Tulsa, Oklahoma, told pitcher Kaiden Shelton of Pearland, Texas, “Hey, you’re doing great. Let’s go.”

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The moment garnered several positive reactions on Twitter.

Fox News’s Shannon Bream tweeted, “So classy and thoughtful. We should really celebrate young people when they are kind. We’ve all made countless mistakes.”

She added, “How generous when someone encourages us to keep going, especially if they were the ones on the other end of our mistake.”

Journalist Dan Rather reacted, saying, “We can learn from the instincts of children. More comfort and empathy.”

Another user wrote, “This is why playing sports is more than just who wins or loses. You learn. You grow. You overcome.”

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ESPN reported that Pearland went on to take the victory over Tulsa and move on to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

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