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Dragonfly flies in front of pitch and lives to tell about it

When you think of animals flying near pitches between the mound and the plate, you probably immediately think of that time that Randy Johnson inadvertantly killed a bird with a fastball. That kind of thing doesn't always end in such tragedy, though, as we learned from the majestic display at Yankee Stadium on Saturday when a dragonfly encroached on the airspace around a Chris Capuano ball.

The YesMo camera captured the scene as one of nature's smaller creatures zipped by a baseball that probably looked about the size of a planet to the little thing. 


That was way prettier than the shocked looks and pile of feathers that were left after the Johnson incident.