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Robert Anthony Cruz surprises father with news he’s just signed with Nats

SEE IT: New Nats signee Robert Anthony Cruz surprises father originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

Turning dreams into reality can be overwhelming for some, particularly those close enough to know the amount of hard work got them there. 

For the father of Robert Anthony Cruz, the emotions were running high. Cruz, the young undrafted free agent who in his Instagram post spoke of agreeing to his first professional contract with the Nationals, made sure to give the news to his father in person. 

Surprising his father with the new Nationals hat Cruz likely received after signing, the two embraced in a proud moment for the dad and quite the touching moment for the sports community to witness. 

Cruz is coming off an All-American senior season in which he boasted a .388 batting average with 45 hits, 11 home runs and 36 RBI out of Biola University in the PacWest.

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5-Star Patrick Baldwin Jr. Commits to Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Will Play for Father | Bleacher Report

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Patrick Baldwin Jr., who is ranked No. 4 in 247Sports‘ composite class of 2021 boys basketball rankings, announced on SportsCenter on Wednesday that he will attend Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  

The Sussex, Wisconsin, native fielded 23 offers, and he cut that list to three finalists (Georgetown, Duke and UW-Milwaukee). He is the son of Pat Baldwin, who coaches the UW-Milwaukee Panthers men’s basketball team.

Baldwin is just one of 26 5-star class of 2021 prospects, per 247Sports’ composite rankings.

Brian Snow of 247Sports raved about the 6’9″ Baldwin‘s pro potential, comparing him to Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson and

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