Meet the N.J. man who gave Yankees’ Andrew Velazquez his 1st HR ball back and asked for nothing in return – NJ.com

Frank Luna, Andrew Velazquez

Frank Luna, 38, of Bradley Beach, caught Yankees shortstop Andrew Velazquez’s first career home run — and gave it to Velazquez, wanting nothing in exchange from the team. (Photo courtesy of Frank Luna/Associated Press)

For Frank Luna, there was no doubt. No hesitation.

Of course he was going to give Yankees shortstop Andrew Velazquez the ball he hit for his first major-league home run and ask for nothing in return. It was the right thing to do.