The Florida Gators' mascot shielded a kid from a foul ball like a hero -- and the kid reacted brilliantly

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WATCH: Florida Gators mascot heroically shields young fan from foul ball

Who said alligators aren't friendly?

Deadspin reports:

Florida Gators Mascot Sacrifices Big Dumb Head To Protect Kid From Foul Ball

Albert, the Florida Gators’ mascot, gave up his life for a kid’s when a foul ball came his way in Tuesday’s baseball game against North Florida.


miamiherald reports:

Florida Gators' mascot "Albert" saves child from foul ball, gets plunked in the head

The Florida Gators’ mascot, Albert, protected a child from a foul ball during an NCAA baseball game Tuesday night. The ball hit the mascot’s nose, and the child jokingly gave Albert CPR to “revive” him. … Click to Continue