Hilarious moment a female baseball fan risks injury by throwing herself over the seats and beating her male opponents to play in the crowd
- The fan did everything possible to get the ball back at Citi Field on Monday night.
- She nearly turned at a 90-degree angle to find him among the empty seats.
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A female baseball fan did her best to beat her male counterparts to a ball at Citi Field on Monday night.
During the first of the New York Mets’ three-game series against the Cubs, Chicago’s Francisco Lindor hit a foul ball into the stands left largely empty after a lengthy rain delay.
However, some fans decided to stay in the wet conditions, and when Lindor tossed the ball into the crowd, two male spectators ran through the empty seats to search for it.
However, as the pair scratched their heads as to where it ended up, a quick-thinking fan came running in after spotting the ball, before diving between the seats and almost turning a 90-degree angle to retrieve it.
Incredible performance by the fans, who swelled their arms in celebration after finding Lindor’s free-kick.
A baseball fan did her best to beat her male rivals to a ball at Citi Field
The dedicated spectator swelled her arms in celebration after retrieving the ball.
And he’s earned praise from fans on social media, with one writing: ‘What a player. props for her.
Another commented: “SHE REALLY wanted that ball.”
A third put: ‘I love commitment. Ladies take notes.
While one said: ‘Good for her. It was worth staying the long delay of the rain’.
The Mets weathered the long rain delay to snap a six-game losing streak with an 11-loss victory over the Cubs on Monday night.
Pete Alonso homered in consecutive at-bats and also tied a career-high with six RBIs, with Kodai Senga also allowing two runs on seven hits in six innings.
“That’s just a complete team win,” Alonso said.
The Mets (51-61) avoided matching their longest streak this season in their first home start since trading Justin Verlander, Mark Canha and Tommy Pham at last week’s deadline.
Meanwhile, for the Cubs, who lost for only the fifth time in 20 games, Cody Bellinger hit two RBI singles as they entered leading the majors in batting average (.296) since the All-Star break.