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Idiot On The Field Makes Ugly Slide Into Home

I completely understand why American broadcasters generally won’t show fans who run onto the field in the middle of a game. You don’t want to reward them with attention (even though, based on nothing, I think most of them do it because they’re drunk and stupid, not because they want their friends watching at home to see them). But at the same time: I want to see them. It’s usually funny, occasionally bizarre, and sometimes downright impressive. Maybe there’s a compromise to be found in how this Korean broadcaster handled it when a fan jumped the outfield wall in tonight’s Nexen Heroes-Hanwha Eagles game in the KBO:

Lightly blur the dude.


They even showed a replay! This is innovative idiot-on-the-field coverage.

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