April Fools! Here are 10 times someone fell for the hidden-ball trick
Happy April Fools' Day, everybody! We thought about orchestrating a hoax to convince you that Derek Jeter signed with the Mets, but that just didn't seem nice. Instead, we've rounded up 10 classic instances of one of our favorite MLB pranks:
The hidden-ball trick.
Obviously, these guys should have been a little more focused on the basepaths, because they were caught sleeping and tagged out. They underestimated the sneakiness.
Evan Longoria got Juan Uribe
Young Dodgers fan got Uribe again
Greg Brock got Ozzie Guillen ... and then Dave Bergman got Guillen again
Mike Lowell got Luis Terrero
The Florida Gators got the College of Charleston Cougars
Seahawks QB/Rangers prospect Russell Wilson got NBA superstar Kobe Bryant
Russell Wilson gets Kobe Bryant on a hidden ball trick in Sherman's celebrity softball game- Anthony Nipert (@AnthonyNipert) July 20, 2014
Harold Reynolds got Darryl Hamilton ... by asking if he could clean the base. Really: