Colorado Rockies catcher Tony Wolters is being hailed as a hero after driving in the winning run in last night's Wild Card game. But his hero is a 9-year-old boy from Riverton, Wyo.

Carson Crofts passed away in February after a courageous battle with cancer. Wolters was one of several Rockies who visited Carson at Colorado Children's Hospital last year. They struck up a friendship and Wolters became Carson's favorite player.

After Carson died, Wolters met with a family friend who gave him a bracelet with the slogan "Fight The Fight, Carson Strong". The Rockies catcher now keeps the bracelet in his locker as a daily reminder of Carson and the lessons he learned from the brave boy.

"Baseball isn't everything," Wolters told AT+T Sportsnet earlier this season. "When we can make a difference, we need to."

Tony Wolters made a difference to Carson Crofts during his worst days. Now, Carson's courage continues to inspire Wolters on his best day.

Photo Courtesy of Ericka Crippen, Bubba's Journey Facebook Page
Photo Courtesy of Ericka Crippen, Bubba's Journey Facebook Page
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