Fan catches foul ball with ‘exploding’ tub of popcorn


A Pittsburgh Pirates fan made the catch of the night on Friday when he caught a foul ball with his bucket of popcorn.

Lucas, 17, held out the half-full popcorn bucket and made the catch.

“I was about halfway done, and the ball just started coming at me,” he told the Post-Gazette. “I didn’t want to try to catch it with my hand, because that probably would have hurt. So I held out the bucket.”

The results were perfect.

Read more: Post-Gazette

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