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White Sox fan catches bat one-handed to protect the baby behind her

White Sox fan catches bat one-handed

On Memorial Day, Eileen Depesa came to the rescue as Tyler Flowers' bat flew into the crowd. Seated in the first row, Eileen caught the incoming bat with one hand, and the crowd went wild.


She got to keep the bat (which was later signed by Flowers), but Eileen said she doesn't care about bragging rights: "I was more concerned with protecting the baby seated behind me."

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