Sunday, August 11, 2013

Video: Watch the best game-ending wiffle ball catch ever



A man by the name of Konnor Fleming made a sensational grab to secure a 3-0 victory for the Crusaders over the Hardshells at Little Fenway on Saturday.

The video captures Fleming propelling himself over the right center field wall and into the bullpen in order to make a game-ending catch for the ages.

As you can see, the umpire initially signals a home run. However, the call was eventually overturned and Fleming was awarded with the game-ending snag.

The game was part of the 12th annual Travis Roy Wiffle Ball Tournament, which raised over $500,000 for spinal cord research this year.

Via Bleacher Report

8 comments:

  1. Looks like a great catch but who is to say he retained control of the ball upon landing? The ump's homer call should have prevailed and the fielder given an 'A' for effort!

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  2. HATERS! Why can't anyone just say, "That was an awesome catch." Did he retain control, the ump was calling for a homerun, its a clip not the whole 9 innings.....Really?

    Great Catch Guy for a wonderful cause!

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  3. The replica Citgo sign is in the wrong place.

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  4. I believe the rules in baseball (not sure if wiffle ball is the same, but why wouldn't they be) are that if a player makes a catch in fair territory and falls into the stands with the baseball it's a home run. if a player catches a ball in foul territory and falls into the stands it's a legal catch and an out. This should have been a home run, but still a fantastic catch!

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    1. not true. Actually, both cases are an out as long as the fielder jumped from the field of play and caught the ball before coming down out of play (stands, over fence, foul or fair).

      looks like a fun game, for a good cause and a great play no matter what.

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  5. For God sakes! At least they HAVE a Citgo sign. They don't have one at Fluor Field in Greenville, SC, the home of the Double AA Red Sox Drive. Can't you just enjoy the game and the catch? Geez..

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    1. And, Mr. Critical, the field dimensions don't mimic the real Fenway dimensions either.

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