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It’s a Boy!! Reds Catcher Tucker Barnhart Finds Out the Sex of His Baby In a Unique Way


Having already entered my mid-twenties (and twice becoming an uncle), I’ve seen a few different gender-reveals in my time.

Sometimes, prospective parents like to cut into cakes, revealing either blue or pink frosting, other times it’s bubble gum, sparkles, sprinkles, spronkles and everything in between. (Seriously, here is a list of 100 Gender Reveal Ideas – they cover everything).

But I’ve never seen anything quite as awesome and original as the reveal performed (and shared on Twitter) by Reds’ catcher Tucker Barnhart earlier today.


Asking “Baseball or PomPoms? Tuckers’ wife (whom he was very excited to propose to) tossed him some sort of ball filled with either blue or pink smoke/dust.

Barnhart reached back and let it rip, revealing a …

BOY! Congrats to the new parents. May his swing be level, his throws be true, and his left hand be dominant. Woohoo!


(Also, what the heck happened to the bat?!)


Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami writes about MLB at Baseball Is Fun. You can find him on Twitter @Michael_Cerami.