GIF: Father of the Year Nominee Lets Kid Roll Away While Trying to Grab Baseball

Dan Treadway
Monday March 10th, 2014


The keen eyes at SB Nation captured the GIF above of a man neglecting all of his life's other responsibilities so that he could lay claim to a home run ball hit during a Marlins-Mets spring training game. Let me repeat, he let his kid roll into a fence so that he could catch a ball during a spring training game between the Marlins and the Mets.

Take a bow sir, your negligence has been forever immortalized.

Sadly this man is hardly alone. Here are nine other examples of baseball fans going mad over flying objects. [H/T SB Nation for the GIF]

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.