A seven-year-old baseball fan who was born without three of the fingers on her right hand hopes to throw her way into the record books.
Hailey Dawson wears a special 3D printed glove held together with fishing line, which enables her to write and – more importantly – throw.
Hailey was delighted to throw the first pitch for the Baltimore Orioles in 2015 and the Washington Nationals in June of this year.
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Two isn’t enough for the determined little girl however, and she hopes to complete the set by bagging the same gig for the 28 other major league teams – picking up a world record in the process.
7-year-old Hailey Dawson wants to throw out the first pitch at every MLB ballpark with her 3-D printed hand pic.twitter.com/onStqhEzyB
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) September 7, 2017
A video of her story has gone viral since being shared by sports site Bleacher Report, receiving more than 11,000 likes and 4,000 retweets.
Things are looking good as a result, with 16 teams already responding via Twitter to say that they’d love to host the sassy seven-year-old.