Found April 10, 2012 on
A Houston Astros fan made a great catch of a foul ball with two bare hands while near the right field foul pole during Saturday night's game at Minute Maid Park against the Colorado Rockies.
It happened in the top of the eight inning when Rockies infielder Tyler Colvin hit a ball towards the right field corner that hooked foul. An older Astros fan stood up and caught the ball with his two bare hands. Nice catch by the fan.
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