I get emails all the time from people who want advice about snagging baseballs. Back in April, a man got in touch and asked me how to get a ball for his very young son at Citizens Bank Park. I wrote back and gave him some suggestions, and he recently sent me the greatest response—and photo—of all time. I asked him if I could share it on the blog, and he said yes, so here it is…
Zack, thanks to your blog, and tips below, I was able to snag a ball for my
son, Colin. One of my lifelong goals was to get an MLB game-used ball, and
it came on the perfect day–Father’s Day with my dad and 2-year-old. (See
Better yet, it was tossed to us by none other than Ryan Howard. Now that I
see how easy it is, I look forward to passing the tips along to Colin when
he’s old enough to understand.