Allen Thomas, Alek Thomas share a precious father-son moment after son homers against dad's White Sox

Dan Santaromita
NBC Sports Chicago

Allen Thomas, Alek Thomas share a precious father-son moment after son homers against dad's White Sox originally appeared on nbcsportschicago.com

Every father loves seeing their son hit a home run in a game, but White Sox director of conditioning Allen Thomas had a different perspective of his son's home run on Wednesday.

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Thomas' son, Alek Thomas, was drafted in the second round of the 2018 draft by the Diamondbacks and is still in big league camp with Arizona. He homered against the White Sox in the ninth inning of a Cactus League game.

Alek, an 18-year-old Mount Carmel grad, went through the normal celebrations with his teammates, but soon after wanted to get dad's attention. He was waving in dad's direction as if to say, "Hey dad, did you see that?"

At first, Allen was trying to play it cool and not draw attention to the fact that his son just homered off his team. Eventually, they made eye contact and had a precious interaction caught in a split screen on the NBC Sports Chicago broadcast.

Both son and father saw the clip on social media and interacted as you expect father and son to do.

 


Watch the video above to see the home run and the full interaction between the two.


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