Indians fan catches home run ball while holding hot dog

Thursday May 28th, 2015

A fan at Wednesday's Indians-Rangers game managed to snag a home run ball while holding onto his lunch.

With the Indians leading the Rangers 11-0 at Progressive Field, Texas catcher Robinson Chirinos launched a home run right at a fan wearing an Indians jersey. The fan, holding a hot dog in his right hand, caught the ball in his left hand.

"I didn't even see it," the fan, identified as Tommy, told the Indians broadcast on Fox Sports. "I was eating my hot dog, I just looked up. I saw everybody else standing up, I looked up, saw the ball and stuck my hand out."

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As for the hot dog, "It's in my stomach. I ate it. It was a good hot dog."

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