WATCH: 5-year-old receives cool prosthetic hand, throws out first pitch

Five-year-old baseball enthusiast Jack Carder was born with no fingers -- only a thumb -- on his right hand. In order to make things a little easier for Jack, Siena College physics students affiliated with the e-NABLE nonprofit used 3D printing technology to make him a prosthetic hand with an Iron Man look to it. Check it out ... 

(Image: Joseph Fairley)

Pretty cool. It so happens that the Tuesday night game of Jack's hometown team, the Triple-A Columbus Clippers, occasioned his receiving his new Iron Man hand. As a bonus, he threw out the ceremonial first pitch ... 

Great job, Jack. Great job, Sience College and e-NABLE. 

(Wink of CBS eye: ABC News)

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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