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


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It might be tough to top this Mississippi State baseball fan’s Father’s Day present.

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. His father is fighting Alzheimer’s, Matt said.

Here’s the heartwarming video:

And here’s a little more context from Lea:

Mississippi State entered the NCAA Tournament as a 2 seed, so getting to Omaha is a surprise. The Bulldogs won the Tallahassee Regional and then defeated Oklahoma twice to make it to the super regional where they upset Vanderbilt.

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

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