Umpire Dan Bellino caught a 91-mph fastball with his biceps
Imagine having so much strength, you can stop a 91-mph ball in its tracks without the use of a glove. Sounds pretty unbelievable, right? Well, not if you're umpire Dan Bellino.
In the top of the eighth during the Rockies' 8-2 victory over the Reds on Sunday, Mike Dunn threw a fastball to Joey Votto -- the ball was inside and lodged itself in between Bellino's arm and body:
It ended up being called a wild pitch, which resulted in
The craziest part was it doesn't even shake Bellino. That ball was thrown so hard, and he went right back to doing his job.