Teen Befriended By Matt Kemp Dies

Sad news to pass along courtesy of our friends at Yahoo! Sports. Joshua Jones, the young fan who was befriended by Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp earlier this year, has passed away following a battle with brain cancer. He was just 19 years old.

It was hard not to be touched when Kemp gave Jones his jersey, hat and cleats following a game in San Francisco on May 5. Video of the good deed quickly went viral.

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