Young Reds fan kicks Marlins’ Dee Gordon before game

Credit: Gary Landers

Credit: Gary Landers

Five-year-old Reds fan, Leo Schneider, met the Marlins’ Dee Gordon before Sunday’s game in Cincinnati.

Young Leo then introduced Gordon to his big toe.

"It was all planned," Leo's mom, Amy Danzo-Schneider, told via phone. "Dee Gordon was motioning Leo to come to him. The umpire went with Leo, and Leo said the umpire told him to kick [Gordon]."

Danzo-Schneider said the family “just laughed, because we knew Leo would never do something like that on his own,” of the mischievous kick.

Regardless, the Marlins were not amused.

Gordon singled in his first at-bat and stole his 35th base of season. The Reds won 6-3.

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