Found April 21, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
Drew Stubbs homered to right field on Sunday with some incredible popcorn bucket accuracy. Check out the 320-foot home run that he launched which Astros outfielder Rick Ankiel thought that he had a chance at making a play on. Unfortunately for Ankiel the ball found its way into a fan’s bin of popcorn and instead of a ball he caught a face full of popcorn. Stubbs shot ave the Indians a 4-2 lead in the sixth and they held on 5-4 to beat the Astros. Your browser does not support iframes. [MLB] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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