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A Yankees fan caught a foul ball but lost all of his popcorn in the process

When a ball comes your way at a Major League game and you've come prepared to catch it, it's hard to turn down the opportunity to go home with a souvenir -- even if you have food in your glove.
Yes, you read that correctly. A young fan was in this situation on Wednesday night for the Yankees-Twins game. He was sitting down the left-field line at Yankee Stadium when Miguel Andújar smoked a foul ball toward his way in the second inning. The fan had been eating popcorn out of his glove, so he had to make a choice.
He got his foul ball, but at a cost:

Well, that's going to be a bit of a mess to clean up. Worth it!
It's better than left field being showered in onion rings, anyway. Former Yankees outfielder Andruw Jones can attest to that:

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