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Little boy has the best reaction when a mascot shields him from a foul ball


We all know that baseball can sometimes be a very dangerous spectator sport, but thanks to the Florida Gators’ mascot, one boy made it out of the park unscathed.

Video shared by the Florida Gators on Twitter shows Albert, the school’s beloved mascot, shielding a young fan from a foul ball headed in their direction.

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Albert heroically took a ball to the face to save the young fan. He slumped over, pretending to be knocked out afterward.

The kid, clearly grateful for the save, proceeded to give Albert CPR.


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