Dad With Quick Reflexes Saves His Son From Being Hit in the Face by a Flying Baseball Bat

Paramedic Shaun Cunningham used his quick reflexes to save his son Landon from being hit in the face by a flying baseball bat during a spring training game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves. Landon was texting a photos of the game to his mother and didn’t see the bat headed his way.

A baseball game nearly turned into a disaster this weekend when an errant bat almost hit a little boy in the face. The near-miss happened Saturday when the Pittsburgh Pirates were playing the Atlanta Braves in a spring training game and a Pirates’ player lost his grip on a bat that headed toward the stands.