Foul ball slips through the screen at Camden Yards, Orioles fan casually picks it up
Foul ball sneaks through screen at Camden Yards
It's pretty rare to catch a foul ball when you're sitting right behind home plate. Usually, the most you can hope for is a towering foul pop straight back, or a ricochet off of the broadcast booth.
Not so for Orioles fans, however, as one Baltimore supporter got a pretty special souvenir off the bat of Alcides Escobar during Game 1 of the ALCS at Camden Yards:
That's actually a pretty nifty system: the net slows the ball down and the fan can casually pick it up and enjoy his ALCS foul ball without even needing a glove or a bucket of popcorn: