Have you ever caught a HR or foul ball at a MLB game?

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  1. Billy Brown

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    Last year a friend sitting near me caught a line drive to his dome, and then he caught 11 stitches.
    We were just getting back to our seats behind first base. He didn't have his eyes on the field. I tried to stop it, but it was out of my reach.
    He ended up getting the ball and a cool scar and story.
    Caught him in the left eyebrow.
     
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    No, I live in New England. I'm not wealthy enough to buy a ticket to a Red Sox game.
     
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    No , and I've always wanted to. Especially a home run.
     
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    My friend got hit in the head with a Mike Napoli home run at Fenway Park. It was even on ESPN. She just put an ice pack on it and stayed at the game. Aside from a headache she was fine, and got to keep the ball.
     
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    I get pissed off at the fans that throw the ball back onto the field. The type of shit doesn't happen everyday. Well, I guess it does, but it doesn't happen to me.
    I don't care if the other team hit it, I'm keeping the ball.
     
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    Nice :up:
     
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    1979. Royals Stadium off of Ron Leflore of the Tigers.
    Caught it on 2 bounces off of empty seats down the 3'rd base line.
     
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    I got hit in the knee with a foul ball during batting practice at Shea Stadium. I was there with my brother, his friend, and my husband. My brother thought it was hilarious.
     
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    Had a foul glance off my hand at the Rangers park once.

    Would have been SportsCenter material with beer in my left hand if I had been able to snag it.
     
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    For sure. Cubs fans seem to regularly throw it back. I would be happy as hell to catch a Cubs ball at Busch Stadium.
     
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    That is a screenshot of ESPN when she got hit and yes she actually saved this!



    carole hit in head red sox.jpg
     
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    I was right next to my brother when he caught one at Turner Field. There were a few kids around us that were very excited about it, so I was muttering to my brother, under my breath, "keep it, don't give it to a kid".

    They will appreciate it more if they catch it themselves and don't cajole or beg for it :fil:
     
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    Had about 5 or 6 land near me Friday night.

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    Foul ball I would probably give it to a kid. Home run , no way.
     
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    I like when the dad holding a baby makes SC.
     
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    I tried once, but I didn't quite make the catch....

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    We love him in StL. Only time I was genuinely worried the Cubs might win it all was that season.
     
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