Soldier surprises daughter during Tampa Bay Rays first pitch

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Nine-year-old Alayna Adams had just watched a video of her father, Lieutenant Colonel Will Adams, on the big screen before throwing the ceremonial pitch at a Tampa Bay Rays game.

Unbeknownst to his family, Lt. Colonel Adams was not only at the game to see her pitch, but he was the man behind the plate dressed in catcher’s gear.