America Strong: Maverick Schutte Meets Big Papi

The young Red Sox fan threw out the first pitch and collected a few baseballs from his favorite player.
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Transcript for America Strong: Maverick Schutte Meets Big Papi
Finally, America strong. A little boy, just 6, with a rare heart condition, already 30 surgeries. He has a favorite player, and now, a new friend. My name is -- and my favorite people on the red sox is big Papi. Reporter: It wutz just a few months ago that maverick sent a video message to David Ortiz. And Ortiz responded with a promise. You take care, and I'm going to hit a homer for you tonight. Reporter: Right after, against the New York yankees, he did just that. Driven out to left field. Gone! Over the monster, a home run for David Ortiz. Maverick was watching. Big Papi, you never let me down. I tried the hardest to get out there to fenway park and meet you. And then, just last night, at fenway park, a dream come true. Big Papi! Oh, man! My buddy, man. Ortiz giving maverick the ball from that home run. Remember that homer I told you I was going to hit for you -- there you go. That's the ball. Warming up with big Papi and throwing out the first pitch. And then, later, a foul ball caught and handed right over to maverick. And there's maverick. Best day of your life or what? Yeah! The red sox tweeting out, it's been an honor to have maverick with us at fenway tonight. Maverick's got a pretty mean arm there. Maverick strong, Boston strong. And we thank you for watching tonight. We'll see you right BAC Newscenter 5. [Captioning performed by the

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