The Braves' ballboy speared another line-drive foul ball -- and made it look easy
Seeing ballboys and ballgirls (and balldudes, if you're in San Francisco) making impressive plays in foul territory is always a treat.
Perched on their stools or benches along the first- and third-base lines, these uniformed personnel are tasked with facing some pretty demanding challenges sometimes. Some of them rise above the rest.
Last September, the Braves' ballboy showed why he has a little extra out there, snatching a tough short-hop like a veteran first baseman:
This young man was at it again in Atlanta's 7-3 win over the Phillies on Wednesday night. Having already demonstrated his ability to grab a hard-hit bouncer in his general direction, this time he reached out and speared a liner off the bat of
Keep an eye on this kid. He's going places, and fast.