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VIDEO: Fan at Pirates game catches baseball with popcorn bucket

Apr 5, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

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OK, this is pretty awesome.

Let’s take you to the top of the third inning of last night’s game between the Cardinals and Pirates at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Cardinals third baseman and leadoff man Matt Carpenter slashed a foul ball into the left field stands. One fan was left with a decision to use his hands to catch the ball or to improvise. He improvised, and well, it went pretty awesome:

Popcorn explosion! That’s called being resourceful. Well done.

  1. Gordon - Apr 5, 2014 at 1:40 PM

    Cool, until he played the asshole and purposely threw his popcorn on the ground.

    • nothanksimdriving123 - Apr 5, 2014 at 6:05 PM

      Chill Gordo, he was celebrating with his buddies, who all seemed to enjoy it.

  2. renaado - Apr 5, 2014 at 1:43 PM

    This guy should really bring some gloves from now on, He can’t get a refund for that if it ever happens again.

  3. timmons94 - Apr 5, 2014 at 2:19 PM

    Was watching this live when happened. Was cool. Unlike seeing kid in rf fall over trying to catch carpenters jack. Guys it’s just a baseball.. Relax

    • fleaman1381 - Apr 5, 2014 at 2:30 PM

      True story. That statement should be directed at the guy that dove face first into the hedges at the LLWS.

  4. stairwayto7 - Apr 5, 2014 at 4:44 PM

    Big popcorm for the fat kid

  5. musketmaniac - Apr 5, 2014 at 5:01 PM

    dietary challenged.

  6. tigers182 - Apr 5, 2014 at 5:05 PM

    Please, call me when he catches a ball in a nacho cheese container.

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