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Showboating baseball fan turns out to have a heart of gold

For the most part, people—even Pirates fans—are good.


Josh Katzowitz

Internet Culture

Posted on Jun 4, 2015   Updated on May 28, 2021, 4:16 pm CDT

At first, this guy who caught a foul ball at a San Francisco Giants-Pittsburgh Pirates game was a bit of a braggart. Yeah, yeah, you’ve got the ball. Yeah, you’re holding it up for everybody to admire. OK, you seem to be stretching all of this out a bit, especially since you’re wearing a Pirates jersey in San Francisco, and your team is the enemy.

Eventually, one of the TV announcers gets a little annoyed and says, “Grab some pine, Meat.” Which means: “Hey dude, sit the hell down.”

And then, the Pirates fan did something awesome to totally redeem himself. Take a look:

Helluva job there, Meat. Helluva job.

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*First Published: Jun 4, 2015, 6:30 pm CDT