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A's fan snags foul ball with one hand, doesn't spill a drop of beer, is example for us all

For as long as there have been baseball fans, and beer in the hands of those baseball fans, and foul balls occasionally being hit toward those baseball fans, mankind has grappled with an essential question: How can one catch a souvenir without spilling a drop? 

Many have tried: Some try to keep the beer safe, some use the beer as a glove, but in the end, it all pretty much looks like this:

Beer

But on this National Beer Day, that all changed. While taking in Oakland's game against the White Sox on Thursday, Adam Eaton lifted a fly ball toward one lucky A's fan, who responded as casually as possible:

Fan

 One hand, clean catch, not a drop of beer spilled. Take a bow.