Kyle Seager receives touching letter from young Astros fan struck by his bat
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 5, 2013
The young fan then offered to give Seager's bat back to him, and his reason for doing was pretty awesome. It was included in a letter Lyle Raymond recently wrote to Seager, which was shared on Twitter by his wife, Julie Seager. To think a young fan gets hit with a bat and has the opportunity to keep a pretty cool souvenir, but his first thought is to give it back because he realized Seager had a 15-game hitting streak. The boy, named Lyle, was unhurt and had promptly sent the bat back to Seager, whose 15-game hitting streak ended in the second game of the three-game series. "My name is Lyle Raymond. Your bat landed on me. My name is Lyle Raymond, Your bat landed on me. I am OK. But he's been around long enough to know MLB fans share an unmatched day-to-day respect for the players, which can often take the form of a genuine, old-fashioned correspondence.