First pitch during Louisville Bats game ends in huge surprise for soldier’s family

First Sargent Michael C. Miller knew his children were throwing out the first pitch throughout Sunday’s Louisville Bats video game, but they were totally clueless he would be the catcher. After the final throw from his youngest son, Miller revealed his identity. The reveal was an emotional one as he had been serving overseas since 2017.Gov. Beshear was also in attendance during the home game against the Indianapolis Indians. He greeted and thanked Miller. Beshear’s son, Will, tossed the first pitch to his father before the game.Click the player above to see how everything unfolded.

First Sargent Michael C. Miller understood his kids were throwing away the very first pitch throughout Sunday’s Louisville Bats video game, however they were completely unaware he would be the catcher.

After the final throw from his youngest son, Miller revealed his identity. The reveal was an emotional one as he had been serving overseas since 2017.

Gov. Beshear was also in attendance during the home game against the Indianapolis Indians. He greeted and thanked Miller.

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Beshear’s son, Will, tossed the very first pitch to his father before the video game.

Click the gamer above to see how whatever unfolded.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.