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Photo: Roger Hoover (Twitter)

Roger Hoover is the play-by-play man for the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, and during yesterday’s game against the Mobile BayBears, a foul ball zipped into the press box and wrecked Hoover’s computer. Hoover, keeping things professional, just sat there and relayed the action to listeners, describing the annihilation of his personal property as if he were describing a fly out to second:

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“And this just became one of the worst days I have had in quite some time,” Hoover says in perfect play-by-play cadence, before releasing a short, anguished laugh.

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