One-armed wonder! Incredible moment an eight-year-old boy with one arm hits a home run at his St. Louis Cardinals Little League baseball game
- Eight-year-old Tommy Morrissey, who has one arm, has gone viral for hitting a home run for the St. Louis Cardinals’ Little League team on Sunday
- Video of his home run hit has racked up more than 26,000 views online
- Tommy rose to fame in 2014 for his golf skills and appeared on the Ellen Show
- He also appeared on Fox Sports with Tiger Woods to test out his skills
- Now it seems like he’ll be just as legendary when it comes to baseball
- The St. Louis Cardinals baseball team invited him to Spring Training this year
- Earlier this week he got lessons from retired Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter
This is the incredible moment a Little League baseball player with one arm hits a home run at his season opener game.
Eight-year-old Tommy Morrissey, of Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, hit the stunning slam at the opening game for the St. Louis Cardinals’ Little League team on Sunday.
Tommy was born missing most of his right arm but he’s already defied any doubts over his athletics abilities by becoming a golf prodigy.
His skills are so unparalleled that he’s played with Tiger Woods and was even featured on the Ellen show for his impressive golf skills.
Now it looks like the boy is paving the way to becoming a baseball legend too.
Eight-year-old Tommy Morrissey, who has one arm, has gone viral for hitting a home run for the St. Louis Cardinals’ Little League team on Sunday
The adorable clip shows the moment he hits the ball with ease and sends it flying into left field
Tommy pictured left running back to home base after hitting the amazing shot on Sunday
The heartwarming clip has already racked up 26,492 views on Instagram with Instagram users proclaiming young Tommy as a baseball legend
Last week at the Cardinals’ Spring Training in St. Louis, Missouri he got some hitting lessons from retired Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter, whose tips helped Tommy hit his home run just days later.
He took to Instagram to share video of his hitting lessons too, racking up 18,000 views.
Adorable video from Sunday’s game shows the moment Tommy hits the ball with his bat with a ‘clink’ and it flies into left field as the crowd erupts in cheers and applause.
Little Tommy then speeds through all the bases. When he makes it back to home base with ease he jumps for joy and high-fives his coaches.
‘I stepped up and sent it to the fence,’ he said on his home run hit.
Tommy is from Palm Beach Gardens in Florida, pictured above with his parents Marcia and Joe Morrissey
Tommy was born missing most of his right arm but hasn’t let that stop him for pursuing his sports dreams
The heartwarming clip has already racked up more than 26,000 views on Instagram with users hailing the player a baseball legend.
‘Not only can you hit your a fast runner keep it up boy!’ one Instagram user wrote.
‘Awesome Awesome kid! Can definitely see you in the near future on the baseball field Pro! The world needs more of you. What an inspiration,’ another fan added.
Tommy rose to fame in 2014 for his golf skills that landed him an appearance on Ellen and some play time with gold champion Tiger Woods
The one-armed golf prodigy appeared on the Ellen show in 2014 to show off his skills
He posts about his athletic achievements on his Instagram – onearmgolfer- where he shares spans like this one, hanging out with star athletes like Tom Brady
‘You are the man and fast as lightning!!!’ another Instagram user added.
‘Catcher was like………WHAT!!!!!!!!!’ another posted.
Tommy was just three when he skyrocketed to stardom over his golfing talents, hitting stunning shots with his one arm.
His skills got him to the highest ranks of the U.S. Kids World Golf Championships and led Tiger Woods to meet him on the golf field to put around.
Hearing about the child prodigy, the Cardinals inviting him to Spring Training this season and it looks like Tommy’s already exceeding expectations.