Forget whatever he does in Tuesday's game. The Reds' Todd Frazier is your hero of the day.
The Reds rookie used the Heimlich Maneuver to save a man's life at a Pittsburgh restaurant on Tuesday.
From MLB.com's Mark Sheldon:
"I was talking to [teammate Ryan Ludwick] and I see it out of the corner of my eye,” Frazier explained. “I said ‘I think that dude is choking over there.' He was a little obese and there were two women side-by-side trying to give him the Heimlich. [Ludwick] said get over there because I was the closest one. So I went over there and was yelling at them to get out of the way. They did and I gave two pumps and it came out.”Pirates fans, if you're at the game Tuesday, make sure you give Frazier a standing ovation, no matter what uniform he's wearing.
The man had eaten a very large bite of steak, apparently.
“It was a big fat piece too, it was pretty insane,” Frazier said. “It was a good 30 seconds they were trying at least.
“He paid for our lunch, which he didn't have to do and said thanks a couple of times. It was pretty surreal. I have never done that before.”
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