Our resident videographer is off today, so we'll have to make do with this until more replays pop up, ideally in slow motion and looped for all eternity: Nats. Reds. Bases empty, Werth at bat. Sam LeCure on the mound. Werth swings at the first pitch he sees. Deep right-center. Man. Baby. Ball. No glove, no hesitation.
Saturday's Cubs-Cardinals game featured one of the greatest sights in baseball: a father taking a risk and catching a foul ball while holding a baby. In honor of that man's brave baby imperiling, here's a salute to those glory-hound patres familias.