This is a wonderful piece of truth. I believe those pitches do come but often we are so distracted by past fouls (aka mistakes or perceived missed opportunities) that they are already whizzing past our heads before we realize we should've been at the base ready to swing!
Build your baseball star a baseball holder for all his game balls! Keep the theme going by shaping it like home base. @katiebower makes it easy for you with this great tutorial on how to make it.Stain it with Varathane Wood Stain in your favorite color and be sure to protect it with a polyurethane such as Triple Thick. http://www.rustoleum.com/product-catalog/consumer-brands/varathane/triple-thick-polyurethane/