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Happy Father’s Day: Mississippi State baseball fan surprises dad with CWS tickets


It might be tough to top this Mississippi State baseball fan’s father’s day present this year.

Twitter user Matt Lea says he showed up on his parents’ doorstep and surprised his dad with a trip to Omaha, Neb., to see Mississippi State fight for the College World Series this weekend.

Here’s the heartwarming video:

Surprised my dad today to tell him I’m taking him to Omaha to watch @HailStateBB play. His Alzheimer’s is setting in fast but I know he’s going to have a blast this weekend. Hail State!!! pic.twitter.com/NTtAxcxxIj

— Matt Lea (@tigr2ndbase) June 14, 2018

And here’s a little more context from Lea:

Thanks everyone. I live 12 hours away in Florida now so it took him completely by surprise when I showed up. We can’t wait to get up there. Hate we’ll only be there for opening weekend but it’s going to be a great final trip for us.

— Matt Lea (@tigr2ndbase) June 14, 2018

Mississippi State entered the NCAA Tournament as a two-seed, so getting to Omaha is a huge surprise. The Bulldogs won the Tallahassee regional and then defeated Oklahoma twice to make it to the supers, where they upset Vanderbilt.

Hopefully for these two fans, the Bulldogs can create another special weekend.

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