School baseball broadcaster makes absurd barehand catch on foul ball, provides good body job


As soon as a catcher, at all times a catcher.

Geoff Haxton is a former backstop, so it is sensible to see him make a completely ridiculous snag on a foul ball final Friday night time, additionally completely framing the ball and never transferring a muscle for the theoretical umpire.

The ball, which got here off the bat of Texas Tech batter Jace Jung, made a beeline for the published sales space, the place it smacked the naked hand of the Texas Tech radio announcer.

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Haxton made the seize and even framed the ball so an imaginary umpire behind him may seize a extremely good have a look at the ball. 

“My hand hurts so dangerous proper now,” Haxton jested after the seize. (Nobody would have identified in any other case.) 

A former faculty catcher, Haxton hasn’t performed ball since 1996. He is nonetheless obtained it.

Texas Tech would win the sport 7-2. Somebody save Haxton’s hand a spot within the ice tub.

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