Deaf child stunned and overjoyed by baseball mascot speaking sign language with him

The Dayton Dragons are an affiliate team of the Cincinnati Reds and are one of the most popular teams in minor league baseball. One of their biggest fans is 7-year-old Hunter Samworth, a shy kid who’s also deaf.

When he approached the mascot at a recent game, Hunter was surprised that a team employee escorting the dragon began speaking with him in ASL. Then Heater the Dragon started signing with him too…

As mom says in the background, “I think I’m gonna cry.”