Matt Helton, a bee specialist, gets a Topps trading card

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The Bees specialist who saved the Arizona Diamondbacks' game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night will receive his own baseball card.

Topps announced that Matt Hilton signed a deal with the collectible trading card company after safely removing a swarm of bees over home plate at Chase Field prior to the DBacks' win over the Dodgers.

Hilton, who drove 45 minutes from his son's T-ball game at Surprise to remove the bees, was the subject of social media adoration.

The bee specialist was rewarded for his “all-time great performance” by bowling the first pitch before the postponed match began and is now immortalized with a sports card.

one card, Which can be purchased on the Topps website, can be purchased for $8.99. And if you're lucky, you might get a card signed by Hilton.

more: The Arizona Diamondbacks' social media team had a buzz online during the Bees' delay against the LA Dodgers

Social media had a good time following the announcement, including the Diamondbacks:

Not acceptable to bees.

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