HOUSTON - Former Houston Astros pitcher and Hall of Fame candidate Roger Clemens fulfilled a Christmas wish for one Texas boy, who lost his father in a shooting near the Texas A&M campus in College Station earlier this fall.

Colby Bachmann, 15, got the chance to meet the pitching legend.

Texas A&M Aggie wide receiver Ryan Swope and the Brazos County Constables helped set up the meeting after learning this would be Colby s first Christmas without his dad.Clemens is his favorite baseball player.

Clemens also lost his father at a young age.

Like all of it didn t really hit that I was going to be able to meet him until I walked through the door. Like I was all calm about it and now I m really hyped up and all excited, Colby said.

Clemens gave Colby a sketch of his dad, a T-shirt and a game ball from the World Series.

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