VIDEO: Fan at Pirates game catches baseball with popcorn bucket

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OK, this is pretty awesome.

Let’s take you to the top of the third inning of last night’s game between the Cardinals and Pirates at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. Cardinals third baseman and leadoff man Matt Carpenter slashed a foul ball into the left field stands. One fan was left with a decision to use his hands to catch the ball or to improvise. He improvised, and well, it went pretty awesome:

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Popcorn explosion! That’s called being resourceful. Well done.