According to the YouTube uploader, this happened Friday outside Wrigley, sometime after the Cubs actually won the first game of the teams' weekend series. Related: Has anyone talked to Will Leitch since Friday?
Today Nebraska and Northwestern play their sixth game in a rivalry that began in 1902. As the Huskers are a recent refugee to the Big Ten, this will be the first trip for Nebraska to Evanston since October 1931. Among the spectators in that game, according to this delightful clipping the Northwestern University…
It works out a little too perfectly to be a happy accident, replacing the speedy Victorino for the plodding Howard. Intentionally dropping a ball to get the lead runner is the entire point of the infield fly rule (perhaps turning two), and perhaps that should extend to shallow left.