Indians fan defies odds; catches four foul balls in one game

Jul 15, 2013 |
Indians fan defies odds; catches four foul balls in one game
One Indians fan caught four foul balls at Progressive Field on Sunday.
Photo By - USA TODAY Sports
One Indians fan caught four foul balls at Progressive Field on Sunday.
Photo By - USA TODAY Sports
A baseball fan defied the odds and caught four foul balls during the Cleveland Indians’ 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals at Progressive Field on Sunday.

The odds of this happening at a game with an attendance of 15, 431: a trillion-to-one, according to idealseatmlb.com:



Greg Van Niel, a season-ticket holder who wasn’t sitting in his usual seat, was armed with a glove and had a couple of highlight-reel catches that can be seen here.

Van Niel had never previously caught a foul ball at a professional baseball game.

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