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13 Epic Foul Ball GIFs

There are tons of awesome things about baseball season, like grabbing a hot dog or yelling "hey batta batta!" But arguably the best part of going to a game is trying to catch foul balls.

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Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
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What Wins At Your House? [Poll]

Honestly, I'm just curious!

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Resourceful Baseball Fan Makes Epic Foul Ball Catch Using Tub of Popcorn

You know that Taco Bell commercial showing the guy catching a foul baseball with his left hand while eating a nacho-filled taco with his right? The motto is, “if you can eat your nachos with one hand, you can be a hero with the other.” Well, this motto works a little bit better with a bucket of popcorn.

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Bozeman Bucks Baseball Games This Week [Podcast]

American Legion Baseball is in full swing!

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Roger Clemens Verdict: Not Guilty

A jury acquitted Roger Clemens on all charges Monday in his federal perjury trial, deciding the seven-time Cy Young Award winner did not lie when he denied ever using performance-enhancing drugs in front of a Congressional committee in February of 2008.

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Bingo for Baseball- Support Your Local Players!

Supporting your local baseball players is as easy as yelling "G12!"

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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Gary Carter Dead at 57 — Relive His Iconic Moments [PHOTOS, VIDEOS]‘

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, nicknamed ‘The Kid’ for the enthusiastic manner in which he played baseball, died Thursday. Carter was 57. He had been diagnosed with malignant brain tumors in May of last year.

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Mariano Rivera Demonstrates How to Make a Cardboard Baseball Glove [VIDEO]

All-time save leader Mariano Rivera has made close to $150 million playing baseball. But as a kid growing up in Panama, the Yankee legend had so little money that buying a baseball glove was out of the question.

In the video below, Rivera demonstrates how he used to make his childhood mitts out of cardboard. He says they did make it easier to catch a fast moving baseball, but adds that anyone who can afford a leather glove should definitely go that route.

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Foul Ball Hits Woman in the Face [VIDEO]

While foul balls hit into the stands provide fans with the chance to make some pretty epic catches, those suckers are traveling at high enough speeds to cause an injury.

During last night’s game against the Orioles, Yankees third baseman Eric Chavez almost catches a foul ball that was headed for the crowd. When he can’t make the grab, the ball ends up hitting a woman in the front row smack in the unprotected face.

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Fan Who Gave Back Ball from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit Could Face Between $5,000 and $13,000 in Taxes

When Christian Lopez caught the home run that was Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit last week, he gave the historic ball to the Yankee's shortstop without asking for any money, even though it may have fetched over $100,000 on the open market.

The taxman isn't being so generous with Lopez.

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Derek Jeter Scores 3000th Hit, Fan Returns Ball [VIDEO]

Playing in front of a sold-out hometown crowd on Saturday, Derek Jeter sent his record-setting 3,000th hit deep into left-field, making him the 28th major leaguer and first New York Yankees player to reach the hitting milestone.

And who caught the potentially money-making ball? Christian Lopez, a 23-year-old fan whose girlfriend gave him tickets to the game as a birthday present.

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Fan Dies at Texas Rangers Game While Trying to Catch Ball

A man died at the Oakland A's-Texas Rangers game Thursday night in Arlington, Texas when he fell 20 feet over the left field wall while trying to catch a ball.

The victim, identified as Shannon Stone, had reached over a rail to grab a foul ball thrown into the stands by Rangers' star Josh Hamilton in the second inning. Stone, who was in the lower level with his son, tumbled into an area behind a wall near a scoreboard.

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