Here are 14 of the year's coolest fan catches (and some equally awesome celebrations)
Below, you'll find more than a dozen baseball fans living the proverbial dream. They awoke with visions of foul ball souvenirs dancing in their heads, and then arrived at the ole ballyard to see those visions come true.
Let's start with a simple-yet-perfect leaping grab:
Ditching the sleeves gives your arms better maneuverability, says science (probably):
Catch a foul ball with one hand, eat a hot dog with the other:
Yes, even cameramen get to live their childhood dreams:
For this fan, catching the ball in his beer was merely the beginning:
Here's an A's fan striking the awesomest pose ever:
And a most sophisticated gentleman acknowledging his fans:
Of course, sometimes you've just gotta dance:
Maybe a high five with your broadcast partner is more your speed?
Or some bro-tastic bro fives and bro hugs with your bros, bro:
Some people, however, take the opportunity to prank their friends:
And some take victory laps:
But, there are some catches that deserve more than a simple celebration; say, a meme-rific, dada-esque mixtape: