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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Kalaf: No One Can Find Raul Ibanez’s Foul Ball

This ain’t like finding a batted ball in a haystack.

aul Ibanez hit a foul ball in today’s Angels-Indians game. That’s not odd. The odd part is that no one found it.

Ibanez’s foul ball went into the empty upper deck of Progressive Field. One fan ran up to try and get it. He did not. More people walked up to comb the sections. Their efforts were fruitless. There is no happy ending to this video. No one found Raul Ibanez’s foul ball.

Renegade (((JE))) Posted: June 18, 2014 at 09:33 AM | 16 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: angels, fans, indians, raul ibanez, souvenirs

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   1. Renegade (((JE))) Posted: June 18, 2014 at 10:25 AM (#4729159)
On the bright side, a few of the fans did manage to take selfies with Jimmy Hoffa.
   2. JimMusComp likes Billy Eppler.... Posted: June 18, 2014 at 10:37 AM (#4729172)
If only the Angels could lose Raul himself...
   3. BDC Posted: June 18, 2014 at 11:28 AM (#4729235)
So it was an undescended projectile?
   4. depletion Posted: June 18, 2014 at 12:30 PM (#4729344)
I think it's with the WMD in Iraq and the frisbee I lost in the sand on Cape Cod when I was 9.
   5. Batman Posted: June 18, 2014 at 12:32 PM (#4729349)
We always knew Raul Ibanez would have an important role in proving the existence of wormholes.
   6. villageidiom Posted: June 18, 2014 at 12:48 PM (#4729375)
We always knew Raul Ibanez would have an important role in proving the existence of wormholes.
Stanton's HR disintegrated in flight. The ball that went over the fence in Miami was actually Ibanez's foul, passed through a wormhole.
   7. TerpNats Posted: June 18, 2014 at 01:59 PM (#4729482)
Perhaps Sabrina cast her magic on the ball, and it's now in the Other Realm.
   8. Meatwad Posted: June 18, 2014 at 02:10 PM (#4729501)
Little bads would have found it.
   9. dr. scott Posted: June 18, 2014 at 02:13 PM (#4729509)
Ichiro could make a ball disappear if he.... whatever.
   10. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: June 18, 2014 at 02:27 PM (#4729535)
Excited fan runs up
More people comb the section
No ball to be found
   11. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: June 18, 2014 at 02:31 PM (#4729544)
That's 18
   12. McCoy Posted: June 18, 2014 at 03:08 PM (#4729595)
Reminds me of my tee shot on the 7th hole at East Potomac earlier this year. Managed to hit it far and straight down the fairway and yet somehow we never did find the golf ball. I have a feeling that the guys in front of us took it but it did make me mad that one of my few shots that managed to actually resemble something akin to the flight of a golf ball got gobbled up by the ether.
   13. . . . . . . . . . . Posted: June 18, 2014 at 03:18 PM (#4729612)
Summertime baseball
Cold beer, hot dogs, lost foul balls,
Terrible Haikus.
   14. Jarrod HypnerotomachiaPoliphili (TeddyF.Ballgame) Posted: June 18, 2014 at 04:03 PM (#4729720)
I hope in heaven
Tony Gwynn gets to finish
season '94.
   15. vortex of dissipation Posted: June 18, 2014 at 04:06 PM (#4729724)
The Doctor got the chameleon circuit working, and the ball ended up on the TARDIS, disguised as an empty seat.
   16. Walt Davis Posted: June 19, 2014 at 03:21 AM (#4730202)
Have they found Raul's bat yet?

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