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Must-click link: Ted Kremer serves as Reds batboy

Sep 16, 2012, 10:11 PM EDT

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29-year-old Ted Kremer has Down’s Syndrome, but it hasn’t stopped him from competing in swimming and ballroom dancing. Last month, he got to be the Reds’ batboy for a day. Now just go read the story. Trust me.

  1. thatyankeedude - Sep 16, 2012 at 10:35 PM

    That’s awesome! I love when baseball does things for those a little less fortunate. The reds do an exceptionally good job in this category with their joe nuxhall foundation and reds rookie success league. This is great.

  2. randygnyc - Sep 16, 2012 at 10:42 PM

    I’m dead inside. Nothing, except I’m glad Ted got the memory.

  3. davidschap - Sep 17, 2012 at 1:05 AM

    It’s stories like that that make the world all good and everyday issues so small. Thanx for a great read ..,

  4. yahmule - Sep 17, 2012 at 1:06 AM

    Very nice gesture by the Reds. I admire Ted’s parents for the way they did everything possible to help their son succeed despite the pessimistic projections when he was born.

  5. nothanksimdriving123 - Sep 17, 2012 at 1:33 AM

    Very nice story! Reminds me in a way of Joey Moss, also a Down syndrome fellow, who was hired by the Edmonton Oilers back in the ’80s as dressing room attendant at the suggestion of captain Wayne Gretzky, who was dating Joey’s sister. They broke up, Wayne left town, but I think Joey is still working for the Oilers!

  6. dlf9 - Sep 17, 2012 at 10:02 AM

    Wow. What a great story.

  7. kevinleaptrot - Sep 17, 2012 at 12:03 PM

    Well done Reds. Very well done.

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