MLB fan takes a home run ball to the stomach to avoid spilling beer


A Washington Nationals fan faced a near-impossible decision when his team faced off against the Houston Astros on Sunday night: catch a home run ball at the word series or keep both of the beers he was holding in his hands Incredibly, somehow Jeff Adams managed to achieve both, becoming an internet sensation in the process Adams found himself in the position that so many baseball enthusiasts have dreamed of, with a home run ball heading straight to his hands, but there was one problem – he was double-fisting two beers at the time Rather than risk spilling a sacred drop of his – likely expensive – stadium beers, Adams tightened his grip around the cans, puffed out his chest, and took the ball to the stomach, guiding down towards his feet Jeff Adams had to choose whether to catch a home run ball at the word series, or keep both of the beers he was holding in his hands Incredibly, somehow Jeff Adams managed to achieve both The ball came off Yordan Alvarez’s bat at a hefty 107mph, though Adams says he wasn’t hurt because the Astro’s ‘don’t hit that hard anyway’ Reflecting on the inspiring moment after the game, Adams told WUSA9 his five minutes of fame was ‘fantastic’ ‘I was sitting down, my wife went upstairs to get some food . all of a sudden the ball got hit, I had two beers in my hand, the ball was coming, I watched it, angled, put my chest down, that was it ’‘Right there – easy,’ he said, pointing the ball the upper-right of his body where it hit The ball came off Yordan Alvarez’s bat at a hefty 107mph, though Adams says he wasn’t hurt because the Astro’s ‘don’t hit that hard anyway’ Rather than risk spilling a sacred drop of his – likely expensive – stadium beers, Adams tightened his grip around the cans, puffed out his chest, and took the ball to the stomach, guiding down towards his feetBud Light even paid homage to Adams on Twitter, calling him a ‘hero’ and asking for help to identify him so ‘we can reward him’ Unbelievably, Adams also almost caught another home run when Juan Soto went deep in the eighth inning Alvarez’s second-inning strike put the Astros up 2-0 on the Nationals early in a pivotal Game 5 of the World Series, which is now tied at 2-2

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