Remember when Jay Buhner flipped over the Fenway Park wall to rob Scott Hatteberg?
Relive Buhner's catch over the Fenway wall
Most people remember Jay Buhner for his power, his goatee and the time the Yankees traded him to the Mariners for Ken Phelps, much to the chagrin of Frank Costanza.
Most people know Scott Hatteberg as a catcher for the Red Sox and A's and as the guy Chris Pratt played in Aaron Sorkin's film adaptaption of "Moneyball."
But on one fateful day in 1997, their paths collided in right-center field at Fenway Park.
On July 29, 1997, Hatteberg -- then a catcher for the Red Sox -- launched a ball deep to Fenway Park's right-center field, toward the short wall that served as the foreground for the now immortal "Bullpen Cop" photo. Buhner was manning right field for the Mariners at the time and ranged over to make an impropable attempt at keeping the thing in the ballpark.
He didn't succeed in that endeavor, exactly, but he made the catch before flipping over the wall and into the bullpen:
Mark that down as a NINE in your scorebooks and a "I CAN'T BELIEVE WHAT I JUST SAW WITH MY OWN TWO EYES, LET'S WATCH IT AGAIN" in your hearts, folks.