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Phillies' Luke Williams Tears Up After Walk-Off Home Run vs Braves

Isaiah De Los Santos
Philadelphia Phillies rookie Luke Williams got emotional after his first career home run gave his team the win on Wednesday.
Philadelphia Phillies rookie Luke Williams got emotional after his first career home run gave his team the win on Wednesday. / Mitchell Leff/Getty Images
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It's been a whirlwind of a week for Philadelphia Phillies prospect Luke Williams. He recently helped Team USA qualify for the Olympics, then he got his first call up to the majors on Monday.

And when he came up in the bottom of the ninth in Wednesday's game against the Atlanta Braves, Williams made history as the first Phillies player to hit a walk-off home run in his first career start. The weight of the moment caught up to him in his postgame interview.

Williams was at a loss for words after his walk-off home run. He was on the verge of tears when talking about his family's support and them being able to witness all of his recent success. It was one of those heartwarming moments that only the sports world can provide.

Williams' arrival could be the boost the Phillies need as they gear up for a long summer. They currently sit 3.5 games back of first place in the NL East.


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