Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Rhys Hoskins is known for hitting bombs. So when he saw Little League dinger-hitter Alfred Delia — better known as “Big Al” — profess his love of the home run, he just had to meet the 12-year-old slugger.
Hoskins got his wish Sunday. He found “Big Al” during the Little League Classic, and decided to make a video of his own, where he and “Big Al” let people know they love dingers.
— Rhys Hoskins (@rhyshoskins) August 19, 2018
Little Leaguer “Big Al” became a viral sensation
If you don’t know Alfred Delia’s story, where have you been? “Big Al” went viral after his 16-word introduction for the Little League World Series took off.
Welp, found my favorite baseball player ever. pic.twitter.com/8S95NVIqb0
— Sports Liker (@Ianmurray7) August 10, 2018
Rhys Hoskins and “Big Al” can hit some dingers
We don’t have the official stats on “Big Al,” but we’re going to assume he’s hit plenty of home runs. That’s something he has in common with Hoskins. In his first 164 games, Hoskins has gone yard 43 times.
With all that power in one video, we just have one question: When the camera stopped recording who was giving dinger-hitting tips and who was receiving them?
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