Video: A ballboy in Oakland made the catch of the day

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Sometimes the people stationed down the lines in ballparks have skills. Sometimes they don’t. But the kid manning the right field line in Oakland yesterday had some mad skills.

And they were necessary skills. He was guarding the bullpen and snagged a ball that was slicing hard toward the crowd and which might have hurt someone had he not made the leaping grab.

Get that kid a contract:

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