9-year-old Kolt Kyler shows what Cubs fandom is all about in emotional video


This is what baseball fandom is all about.

Nine-year-old Kolt Kyler is a diehard Cubs fan but has never been to Wrigley Field.

Over the weekend, he was surprised by his parents on video with a pair of Cubs tickets as a reward for all his hard work on the Indiana family farm and in school.

His reaction will make you reach for a box of tissues.

Here's the video from his sister, Hannah, as it was re-Tweeted by the Cubs Monday night:


Kolt's dad had an excellent build-up to the tickets reveal, asking the kid if he was willing to put in an entire day for something when he didn't even know what it was.

Now Kolt gets to see Wrigley Field for the first time in June as they host the St. Louis Cardinals.

Yahoo's Mike Oz has more information behind the scenes after talking to the Kyler family.

The reaction took me back to "Field of Dreams" and the magic of baseball and father-son bonds that made that movie a classic.

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