Joey Gallo reached over the outfield wall to help himself to a mid-game snack
We've all been there. You're at a party, or a barbecue, or a restaurant and you see it: A plate of food, seemingly untouched and abandoned. It looks good. It smells good. You want it -- but surely, you can't grab a few bites? I mean, what if the person comes back? Joey Gallo didn't worry about that.
The homer-hitting slugger saw some abandoned food (it appears to be popcorn) sitting over the outfield wall during the Rangers-Padres game on Saturday and decided to have a little snack.
Fortunately for Gallo, he hit a home run before his deliciously forbidden treat, otherwise the rules of baseball superstition would have required that he continue to filch some food before every at-bat.
While Gallo thought he was being sneaky with his thievery, he's far from the first person to grab a bite mid-game. Most players just choose to do it while locking eyes with their chow provider.
Perhaps the greatest of all was when Orlando Arcia took a bite of some fan's ice cream. Not only did he help himself, but he first had to borrow a spoon: