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World Series Fan Gives Back Game Six Homer Ball

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David Huyette ended up holding the home-run ball that won Game Six of the World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals. It could have been worth thousands, but Huyette returned the historic ball, saying it was "the honorable thing to do." He was rewarded with another baseball, an autographed bat and tickets to Game Seven.

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A baseball fan named David Huyette used a word you don't hear so much. The word was honorable. Mr. Huyette ended up holding the homerun ball that won Game 6 of the World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals. It could've been worth thousands, but Mr. Huyette returned the historic ball. He said it was the honorable thing to do. And he was rewarded with another baseball, an autographed bat and tickets to Game 7 of the World Series. It's MORNING EDITION.

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