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Wednesday’s Mashup: Mookie Betts welcomes daughter just over a week after winning World Series

Lucy Burdge
November 07, 2018 - 5:36 am

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-- It’s been quite a couple of weeks for Mookie Betts.

He and the Red Sox won the World Series just 10 days ago, he won his third straight Gold Glove and then Betts announced on Tuesday he and his girlfriend, Brianna Hammonds, are celebrating the birth of their daughter.

In an Instagram post, Betts announced the birth with a picture of himself holding his daughter and another of the new family of three.

Never knew what unconditional love meant or how it felt until I met this little princess. Nov 6th 2018 is a day I’ll never forget❤️

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“Never knew what unconditional love meant or how it felt until I met this little princess,” Betts captioned the photos. “Nov 6th 2018 is a day I’ll never forget.”

Betts has not yet revealed his new daughter’s name.

-- Josh Gordon has a new “Flash” necklace in honor of his nickname and it is extravagant.

The new Patriot showed off his new necklace, which contains 600 diamonds, in a video with his daughter posted to his Instagram story.

The piece was created by Al the Jeweler from Labelle Jewelry in New Jersey and TMZ estimates something like this runs about $25,000.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “He is a teddy bear at heart. For as crazy and wild as he’s portrayed by the media, and that is him in the videos being Rockin’ Rob, but I know a very soft side of him that he shows every day.” -- Rob Gronkowski’s girlfriend, Camille Kostek, on Gronkowski