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Extremely rare photo of Tim McGraw with the two brothers sparks emotional reaction


Jenni McKnight

Tim McGraw is a loving family man who often shares photos of his three daughters and his wife hill of faith on social networks.

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However, it’s rare for other family members to feature on his Instagram, so fans were thrilled when he posted a snap with his two brothers, Mark and Matthew McGraw, on Wednesday – and it was for a very moving reason .

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The McGraw family was in full force to watch the Philadelphia Phillies pick up another win over the Houston Astros in Game 3 of the World Series on Tuesday. Tim was joined by Faith and their daughters, Gracie, Maggie and Audrey, as well as Mark and Matthew and their partners.

The Phillies hold a special place in the hearts of Tim and his siblings, as their late father, Tug McGraw, was a famous pitcher for the baseball team. Sadly, Tug died of brain cancer in 2004 aged just 59, which made the photo of Tim and his brothers all the more poignant.

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In the image, the trio smile at the camera while holding a Stand Up to Cancer sign that reads: “I defend Tugger.”

Captioning the photo, the country music star wrote“I stand up for #TugMcgraw, my mom Betty, and all of my friends and family who have battled this terrible disease. Proud to support @MLB and @Su2C.”

Matthew, Tim and Mark McGraw

Fans were quick to react, sharing their own personal and heartbreaking experiences with cancer, while others praised Tim for raising awareness about the disease.

“You are the best, enduring this, admirable!” commented one. Another said: “Your dad would be so proud.” A third added: “Such a beautiful photo, thanks for sharing.”

Alongside his half-brothers Mark and Matthew, Tim also has a half-sister, Cari, through his father. He also has two younger half-sisters, Tracey and Sandra, thanks to his mother’s marriage to Horace Smith.

Tim’s father was famous Phillies pitcher Tug McGraw

Tim was raised by his Horace, but after coming across his birth certificate when he was 11, he found out his biological father was actually Tug.

Tim and Tug had a complicated relationship, to begin with. They first met a few months after finding Tim, but then had no contact with each other until Tim was 18. They then formed a close bond before Tug’s death.

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