It was not quite the home-run reaction!
But one couple's attempt at a sports-themed gender reveal got a few laughs when the dad-to-be failed to swing for the ball.
Instead of hitting the ball his wife threw to him, he watched the ball fall between his legs, exposing the gender of the baby in a cloud of pink.
But the disappointment and argument over the toss and swing was quickly moved on as they celebrated the news they were going to have a baby girl.
At least it went better than this gender reveal here: