Because babies are likely to put anything in their mouths when they get to a certain age, it might not be the best idea to gift them a foul ball caught in the middle of a baseball game.

But despite our cringing about what kind of germs are on there, it doesn't make this video of a young Royals' fan chomping down on their new present any less cute.

Luckily, it also served to distract the tot from the game. The Royals lost 10-4 to the Oakland A's thanks in part to Josh Reddick's two-run home run and four-RBI performance.