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Paper airplane makes picture-perfect emergency landing at second base

Often times, attempted paper airplane flights don't go very smoothly at baseball games.

Aside from being frowned upon by security, it's difficult to find the right material for the plane, and then of course there's the issue of wind. The slightest breeze can knock the airplane off its path and it will fail to reach the playing field.

Then there are the times when everything works out beautifully. Some may call it the perfect storm.

This was the case on Saturday at Miller Park, as one anonymous fan sent a gigantic paper airplane soaring onto the field during Aramis Ramirez's at-bat in the sixth inning.

The crowd -- and Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy -- could do nothing but applaud such an historic flight.

-- Andrew LeRay /