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Pirates Fan Discovers Popcorn Tub Makes Good Baseball Glove

During Friday's game against the Cardinals at Pittsburgh's PNC Park, one Pirates fan was undeterred by lack of a baseball glove and opted to catch a foul ball with a bucket of popcorn. Maybe the players should follow suit


There’s a unique type of panic reserved for unprepared baseball fans who see foul balls whizzing toward them.

But on Friday, at a Cardinal-Pirates game at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park, one Pirates fan decided that he wasn’t going to let his lack of a glove stop him from making an incredible catch when a foul ball went soaring into the stands. He held up his popcorn tub and watched in awe as the ball sank directly into it, sending popcorn flying everywhere.

Here’s a close-up of the action:

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