MLB: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

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    Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    Would you throw back a home run ball you caught in the stands if it was hit by the opposing/visitor team?



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    hell no....ive come close to getting 1 before and wouldnt throw it back for anything. i still hate the lady in the row behind that ripped my hair back to prevent me from getting it...i should have decked that *****



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    At a Cubs game - yes.

    Any other game - keep it.



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    My son caught a home run at Target Field last night. It seemed like 40 thousand fans were yelling for him to throw it back since it was hit by a Dodgers player.

    He didn't throw it back.

    Baseball Video Highlights & Clips | LAD@MIN: Miles sends a solo shot over left-field wall - Video | MLB.com: Multimedia


    Last edited by zumbro clones; 06-29-2011 at 12:50 PM. Reason: add info

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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    That's why you bring another baseball with you and then throw that one back on the field.



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    If I go to Target or Wrigley I take a baseball in with me and if I ever catch one, I'll make the switch and throw back the one I brought in.



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    Never, just another stupid tradition from the "loveable loser Cubbies"...jk but as a Cards fan I had to take a shot at the Cubbies. Honestly I probably wouldn't do it but if someone wants to that their choice. It would a nice gesture if the home team that have this tradition would give the person who threw the ball back something, as kind of a reward for following the tradition.



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    Unless it was some kind of milestone home run, I'd throw it back. It's just a baseball.



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    Quote Originally Posted by CoachBob View Post
    If I go to Target or Wrigley I take a baseball in with me and if I ever catch one, I'll make the switch and throw back the one I brought in.
    Please tell me you aren't serious?

    I really don't get the mystique of getting an MLB ball (unless it is BB's 756th). I caught one at Angels Stadium and yeah it was pretty cool at the time....but what do you do with it after that? I gave it to my dog to play with. What do people do with them once they get home?? Seems just like another baseball to me.



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    That's why you bring another baseball with you and then throw that one back on the field.
    Quote Originally Posted by CoachBob View Post
    If I go to Target or Wrigley I take a baseball in with me and if I ever catch one, I'll make the switch and throw back the one I brought in.
    I remember back when Harry was still announcing and they slow moed a fan making the switch. Pretty smooth transition.



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    Unless it's in Wrigley field, keep the ball.



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    Never, just another stupid tradition from the "loveable loser Cubbies"...jk but as a Cards fan I had to take a shot at the Cubbies. Honestly I probably wouldn't do it but if someone wants to that their choice. It would a nice gesture if the home team that have this tradition would give the person who threw the ball back something, as kind of a reward for following the tradition.
    Losers do dumb things to try and feel better.



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    Losers do dumb things to try and feel better.
    Like getting on internet message boards so they can call someone else a loser?



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    Losers do dumb things to try and feel better.
    And there is no better example of that than you. Don't you have a long history of doing dumb things on message boards. Must be to make yourself feel better.



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    Re: Throw back the home run ball you just caught?

    Quote Originally Posted by azepp View Post
    Like getting on internet message boards so they can call someone else a loser?
    Aw Snap!



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