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Rick Ankiel tries to rob homer, gets popcorn dumped on his head [UPDATE: Popcorn fan speaks]

Rick Ankiel had a pretty good beat on a Drew Stubbs' fly ball during Sunday's game at Minute Maid Park. The Astros right fielder sprinted towards the warning track, leapt high above the wall and just missed the line-drive home run. 


Tough break, Rick, and even more disappointing for the fan who lost his bucket of popcorn all over the field. The only true winner here is Stubbs, with his homer and rare ability to hit a baseball into a bucket from more than 320 feet away.

-- Matt Monagan /

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