Ballhawk Zack Hample Was Kicked Out Of Nationals Park Last Night, And…

We've met Zack Hample before, and we haven't exactly been kind to him. That's because Hample is a ballhawk—a member of that fraternity of obsessive dudes who hang around ballparks and trample babies whenever Omar Infante flips a baseball into the stands. Nevertheless, Zack reached out to us this morning after… » 9/20/12 4:11pm 9/20/12 4:11pm

Is It Poor Form To Literally Rip A Home Run Ball Out Of Another Fan's…

This is from Anthony Rizzo's first of two home runs yesterday (the Pirates' collapse continues apace). I want to draw your attention not to the play, but to the two gentlemen in center, struggling over that all-important baseball. Who has the moral high ground, and the right to the ball? » 9/17/12 1:30pm 9/17/12 1:30pm

Fan Drops Two Foul Balls At White Sox Game

The closest I've ever come to catching a foul ball was in Seattle, at the Kingdome. I was sitting dead center behind home plate, about halfway up in the upper deck. The Mariners hitter had his timing right, but just got under it, sending the ball rocketing directly towards our section. A fan maybe four or five rows in… » 9/06/12 11:25am 9/06/12 11:25am