Found October 03, 2012 on Laugh At Sports:
Here at Laugh At Sports, we always give respect for great effort as long as it has a hilarious or funny outcome.During Tuesday night's Los Angeles Dodgers/San Francisco Giants affair, San Francisco's Buster Posey in the fourth inning lined a shot down the first baseline into the seats.A Dodgers ball boy by the name of Eddie attempted to make the leaping catch but was unable to come up with the ball and soon fell into the seats behind him: Your browser does not support iframes.

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