An eight-year-old boy from Alberta who’s affected by a severe respiratory sickness obtained the possibility to be a Toronto Blue Jay for the day.
On Friday, Nathan Diaz, accompanied by his sister, mother and father and grandparents, signed a sponsorship take care of StubHub as a part of Make-A-Want basis.
“His one true wish is to be a Toronto Blue Jay for the day,” Cari Miller with Make-A-Want Canada stated.
Decked out in Blue Jays gear, Diaz informed InternetNews Toronto that Justin Smoak is considered one of his favorite gamers.
“When we always see him on TV, we said where there’s ‘Smoak’, there is fire,” Diaz stated.
Diaz obtained the possibility to fulfill a number of the gamers and take part in batting apply earlier than the sport on Friday. He even obtained to fulfill Smoak, who signed his bat.
Toronto Blue Jays star Justin Smoak indicators a bat for eight-year-old Nathan Diaz. (Francis Gibbs/ InternetNews Toronto)
After apply, Diaz will head as much as StubHub’s Blue Jays suite to observe the workforce tackle the Tampa Bay Rays.
“Nathan is a special inspiring young boy and we had the opportunity to do something special for him, which is a great feeling for a company,” Paul Nowosad, the Normal Supervisor of StubHub, stated.
Diaz can also be an avid hockey fan and was given tickets to the Hockey Corridor of Fame in addition to Ripley’s Aquarium.
The younger boy and his household have been invited to the rest of the Blue Jays video games this weekend, ought to he be wholesome sufficient to attend.
“We come down here frequently but he’s said a couple times this is the most special time he has been down here so it means the world to him,” Diaz’s mom stated. “We are very grateful.”