Fan eats it trying to catch foul ball, ends up with souvenir anyway
Fan eats it trying to catch foul ball, gets it anyway
Astros slugger Chris Carter tattooed a ball over the left-field fence on Sunday for his second long ball of the weekend, but the real show came earlier in the at-bat when one fan took a little spill trying to come up with a souvenir the old-fashioned way.
A few pitches before going yard, Carter just missed doing so on a ball he launched into foul territory deep down the left-field line. One eager fan jumped from his seat to position himself underneath the foul and ... well, didn't exactly execute defensively.
The story has a happy ending, though, as the man managed to dust himself off and accept the souvenir as a gift from the fan who actually hauled the thing in.