Eric Byrnes caught a foul ball and his former teammate mocked him

Friday June 19th, 2015

Eric Byrnes caught a lot of baseballs in his decade long run in MLB, but he may have never celebrated more than when he caught a foul ball as a fan on Thursday night.

Byrnes posted a photo of him with his young son showing off the souvenir and calling the play the catch of his life.

It seems Byrnes was celebrating a little too much, as his old A's and Diamondbacks teammate Dan Haren saw the retired outfielder's tweet about the catch and had a hilarious response, explaining to Byrnes the dugout's reaction to his post-catch antics.

Just made catch of my life on foul ball @yankees game... Little dude needed a souvenir!!!

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While Haren may not have thought much of his old friends cheering, some people were pretty impressed by the whole sequence.

What did Daddy do to catch the ball at Yankee Stadium???

A video posted by Eric Byrnes (@ebyrnes22) on

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