An exhaustive account of every fantastic fan reaction to Adam Jones' home run robbery
The 2017 World Baseball Classic isn't over yet, but
But all of that heroic patriotism was mere prelude to what he pulled off on Saturday night. With Team USA clinging to a 4-2 lead in their do-or-die showdown with the Dominican Republic,
Machado, meanwhile, could only tip his cap. After all, they'll be teammates for the next 180 days once the tournament is over:
How would you feel if your teammate robbed you? Can't even be mad machado lol #worldbaseballclassic— Delino DeShields (@LinoDeShields) March 19, 2017
@SimplyAJ10 NO FLY ZONE!!!!— Joc Pederson (@yungjoc650) March 19, 2017
If you think Twitter was excited, though, just wait until you see how Petco Park reacted -- specifically, the fans who had the privilege of being right behind Jones as he defied the laws of gravity and brought the ball back.
1. When you can't wait to see how this ends
Catch or home run, one thing's for certain: Whatever happens is going to be awesome.
2. When you're too cool for school
This is the face of a person who has risen to a higher plane of existence, above all our worldly concerns.
3. When it's your time to shine
Several fans in the way? No glove? No problem.
4. When the bass drops
He's simply undertaking some Jedi training.
5. When the power of AMERICA compels you
No one has ever been more excited about anything than this woman is about Team USA.
6. When you're actually Jeff Spicoli
We're just saying:
7. When you know who the man is
The ball had just entered Jones' glove, and this guy already knew: Attention must be paid.
8. When you're in awe of baseball
Sometimes, there's nothing to do besides look on in wonder.
9. When you realize you're going surfing after this
It is San Diego, after all.