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.
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.