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New Oriole Travis Snider's biggest fan learned of trade from across the world
New Oriole Travis Snider's biggest fan learned of trade from across the world

The Orioles gained a left-handed hitting outfielder with a funny Twitter handle when they acquired former Pirates outfielder Travis Snider this week. An 8-year-old boy in Thailand via Pittsburgh lost his hero, and his dad wrote about it in a way that will make Orioles fans realize Snider is more than just a ballplayer. Ted Anthony, an Associated Press news director based in Bangkok, wrote on Medium about how his son took a shining to Snider several years ago after he did what young children do and predicted a grand slam late in a game. Snider actually came through. The young boy, Wyatt, stood up at the Pirates’ version of Fanfest last winter and grilled the front office about its...

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