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By Reid Cherner, USA TODAY

The story has a happy ending thanks to the Texas Rangers.  But it started off badly.

A video caught a pair of Rangers' fans catching a ball tossed into the stands by Texas' Mitch Moreland and then refusing to give the ball to a small child as he sat crying.

Yankees broadcaster Michael Kay lit up the fans. "Oh, my God, they can't give it to the kid?"

Later, a video showed someone in the Rangers dugout tossing a ball to the child.

Everyone ends up without tears. And the two groups are even shown comparing the balls they got.

(Thanks to Deadspin via SI.com's Jimmy Traina for the video tip)

USA TODAY

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