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This D-backs fan made a smooth one-handed grab on a foul ball while carrying his baby

You know how a person can supposedly find the strength to lift a car if their baby is in trouble? Yeah, it looks like that also applies to hard-hit foul balls. During the Braves' 5-4 win against the D-backs in Arizona on Friday night, Atlanta first baseman Freddie Freeman blasted a ball into the stands in the top of the eighth.

That's a hard ball for any fan to grab -- much less when you're down to one free hand with the other holding the most precious and fragile thing in creation. And yet, this dad accomplished the feat with ease:

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That dad was so smooth he just got up and went for the concourse after grabbing the ball. And check out the baby's face: They know their pops is a real hero. 

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