He Wasn’t Supposed to Be Home, but Will Adams Never Misses a Chance to Play Catch With His Girl.

From sportsmanship and sharing to true belonging and overcoming, we’ve seen our fair share of inspirational baseball stories. But here’s one more for America’s past time bringing hope and love.

From sportsmanship and sharing to true belonging and overcoming, we’ve seen our fair share of inspirational baseball stories. But here’s one more for America’s past time bringing hope and love:

Nine-year-old Alayna Adams walked onto the diamond and Tropicana Field as the crowd gave her polite applause. She ascended the pitcher’s mound and delivered the ball to the plate, and calmly headed toward the dugout. Until the man behind home plate removed his catcher’s mask to reveal someone she knew – Lieutenant Colonel Will Adams, home early from a year-long deployment in Afghanistan.

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