All of Idle Hour Park lights up when Darrol Byrd comes to the plate.
Byrd isn’t a big-time slugger or a hot college prospect. He plays tee ball.
So what’s all the fuss about?
First of all, he’s seven years old.
Secondly, there’s Lesch-Nyhan disease. It’s a very rare disease that creates high uric acid in his stomach, which creates kidney stones.
“As the kidney stones form, it depletes his muscle control,” Rea Byrd, his mother, said.