You might have considered Wednesday night’s Major League Baseball game between the Florida Marlins and New York Mets to be just another game, but it meant everythingto Marlins outfielder Logan Morrison and his dad, Tom.
Tom, you see, has been battling inoperable lung cancer. When the 51-year-old non-smoker was diagnosed, his first question to his doctor was whether he’d live long enough to see his son Logan reach the big leagues and get his first hit.
“Logan Morrison was with his father when he received the diagnosis and began sobbing instantly,” says the coverage in the Miami Herald
This week, Tom traveled 30 hours by train to New York and sat in the stands to see Logan hit his first triple. (Watch the highlights of Tom watching the triple at MLB.com.)
(READ more of this story in Yahoo Sports)