Want to know the story behind George Springer's bat? Find out

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A lot has been made of George Springer's bat this season.

The bat, which belongs to Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts, is smaller than most people use.

After trying the new bat, Springer fell in love with it and had a season to remember. He is batting at .283 with 34 home runs.

As for how he got the bat, that's up for debate.

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The Astros outfielder (right) hosted the third annual All-Star Bowling Benefit for Camp SAY on Sunday in downtown Houston.

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The young fan wrote a letter to the Astros asking that they never trade Springer

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