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Jonesboro boy becomes star of MLB spring training

(Source: Brandie Lieblong) (Source: Brandie Lieblong)
(Source: Brandie Lieblong) (Source: Brandie Lieblong)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A local baseball star got a dream come true this spring break.

Tyson Lieblong, a Jonesboro native got a surprise trip to Arizona to watch Major League ball players in spring training.

Tuesday night, Lieblong became the star player, throwing a three-pitch out at the Cincinnati Reds game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Thanks to his grandfather who took him to Arizona for vacation, surprisingly he got to throw the first pitch at Tuesday night’s game.

Tyson’s mother, Brandie Lieblong, said her son got to meet other players with the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night. 

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