Astros prospect's 1st home run caught by dad

Astros prospect's 1st home run caught by dad

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Astros prospect's 1st home run caught by dad

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by The Associated Press

The Associated Press

Posted on May 26, 2014 at 9:31 AM

Updated Monday, May 26 at 9:34 AM

DAVENPORT, Iowa -- A 22-year-old Houston Astros prospect's first home run of the season was caught by a familiar fan: his father.
 
Quad Cities first baseman Conrad Gregor launched a go-ahead, three-run shot in the sixth inning of the Class-A River Bandits' 5-2 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa, on Saturday night. A fan beyond the fence in right-center field caught the ball and proudly waved his arms. Turns out it was Gregor's father, Marty.
 
The Quad City Times reported that Gregor's parents made the five-hour drive from Carmel, Indiana, to attend the River Bandits' weekend series.
 
"When I got back to the dugout," Gregor said, "I heard he made a pretty good catch."
 

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