Ricky Nolasco made his dad's dream come true

7/15/13 in MLB   |   natsaar   |   160 respect

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Everyone loves a feel good story, right?

Well get ready for your daily dose of heartwarmingness.

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ricky Nolasco is a kid from LA, and when he was young, his father had a revelation driving home from Chavez Ravine. 

He dreamed that someday the crowd would be yelling his son's name, who was only two-years-old at the time.

Jul. 9, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA: Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ricky Nolasco is congratulated by teammates after a sacrifice bunt to advance a runner in the sixth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY SportsEmilio, Ricky's dad, immigrated to the USA from Mexico when he was 25 years old, and quickly loved the boys in blue. 

The Dodgers acquired Nolasco on July 6th and finally pitched his first game for the team, making his dad's dream come true.

As the youngest kid in the family, Nolasco is getting hit up for tons of tickets, but his proud brother David has stepped in and helped him out. He said:

"I told a lot of people that I don't want him worrying about a pass list, tickets, the first couple weeks. I told them he's just going to leave a pass list for only a couple family and close friends. I don't want to take away from what he's doing on the mound. It kind of worries me because i know him as a person. He wants to help everybody and make sure everybody goes. I want him to focus on pitching. It's been a circus the last week."

As long as his dad is on the list, that's all that matters.

Don't you just love an "American Dream" story!
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