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Mariano Rivera Demonstrates How to Make a Cardboard Baseball Glove [VIDEO]
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
Foul Ball Hits Woman in the Face [VIDEO]
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 
Fan Who Gave Back Ball from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit Could Face Between $5,000 and $13,000 in Taxes
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.
Derek Jeter Scores 3000th Hit, Fan Returns Ball [VIDEO]
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.
Fan Dies at Texas Rangers Game While Trying to Catch Ball
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 w
One-Armed War Vet Wows Crowd by Catching Foul Ball [VIDEO]
One-Armed War Vet Wows Crowd by Catching Foul Ball [VIDEO]
“I thought I was going to catch the ball or go over the railing,” said Michael Kacer of the foul ball he caught at Yankee Stadium Friday. The 29-year old vet had lost his left arm in Afghanistan, so he had nothing to brace himself with when he used his baseball cap as a glove and reached over the railing to snag a ball off of the bat of Curtis Granderson.

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