Found June 29, 2012 on
A young fan used a popcorn bucket to catch a foul ball behind home plate during Thursday night's game at Minute Maid Park with the Houston Astros hosting the San Diego Padres.
The ball came off the bat of Astros batter Jordan Schafer in the bottom of the eighth inning, and the bucket was positioned in the perfect spot, blocking an older fan (unintentionally) who tried to catch the ball with his bare hands. Nice job.
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