Found September 30, 2013 on The Other Paper:
PLAYERS: Elliot Johnson
TEAMS: Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves' Elliot Johnson makes a tremendous effort chasing a foul pop-up, sending him flying into the Phillies' dugout during the sixth inning of Sunday's game. The third baseman chased a foul ball right through an opening in the dugout and got nary a hand from his Philadelphia counterparts as he tumbled down the stairs. But after the scary-looking play, Johnson did get a nice round of applause from the Turner Field crowd when he climbed back out to the field. Your browser does not support iframes.


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