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Ian Happ stopped, dropped and rolled ... and still reached first with a single

For all the talk of judging process instead of results and only praising an end if the means used to achieve it were sound, we all love a good redemption story where a character overcomes seemingly fatal mistakes to find success.

During Saturday afternoon's game against the Cardinals, Cubs center fielder Ian Happ provided a one-act play of redemption. Upon hitting a grounder to the right side of the infield, he stumbled, tripped and did a front flip on his way out of the batter's box.

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Usually, Happ is out at first base. Instead, the ball snuck through the infield and Happ ended up at first with a single despite tripping and falling.

To claims that the end does not justify the means, Happ would reply that all's well that ends well.