Choking Giants fan saved by father of Nationals' pitcher


A scary moment in the stands at Oracle Park resulted in a heroic act by the father of Washington Nationals pitcher Joe Ross. 

Dr. Willie Ross was in attendance Saturday for his son's game against the San Francisco Giants ... and good thing he was. 

“I saw her having some difficulties and I saw her companion helping her out,” Dr. Ross told reporters. “Then I just started watching, making sure that she was OK, and I went over just to chat, and she couldn’t talk, she needed help. She had three pieces of hot dog lodged in her airway.”

Turns out, this wasn't the first time Dr. Ross, an Oakland resident, came to the rescue at a ballgame. 

Ross, a pediatrician at Stanford Children's Hospital, continued talking with the woman throughout the game to make sure she was OK. 

Dr. Ross -- thankfully -- was at the right place at the right time Saturday afternoon. 

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