WATCH: Young Cubs fan breaks down in tears after family surprises him with tickets

Kolt Kyler is much busier than most kids. In addition to all his school work, the nine-year-old also plays travel baseball and is in the cub scouts. He also helps with the cows and pigs on the family farm.

As a reward for all his hard work, Kolt's father surprised him with tickets to see the Chicago Cubs, his favorite team, take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field later this summer. Here's the video:

Here's what Hannah Himes, Kolt's older half-sister, told ABC News about the tickets and Kolt's hard work: 

"He had a double header that morning/afternoon, he mowed our grandma's yard and then came home for chores and that's when he got his surprise," she added. "Before he was given the tickets he was asked if he would help with something that would take a whole day to do, and not knowing what it was he still volunteered to help. I think more people in the world should take note of Kolt's work ethic, attitude, and thankfulness."  

I like to think I have good work ethic. But at nine years old, I definitely was not going to school and working on a farm and playing sports and doing all sorts of other stuff. Nice work, Kolt. Enjoy the ballgame.

CBS Sports Writer

Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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