St. Louis Cardinals Fan Uses Her Purse To Catch Foul Ball The ball has so much force that when it landed in her purse, she fell backwards. After she caught the ball, her husband caught her.
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St. Louis Cardinals Fan Uses Her Purse To Catch Foul Ball

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St. Louis Cardinals Fan Uses Her Purse To Catch Foul Ball

St. Louis Cardinals Fan Uses Her Purse To Catch Foul Ball

St. Louis Cardinals Fan Uses Her Purse To Catch Foul Ball

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The ball has so much force that when it landed in her purse, she fell backwards. After she caught the ball, her husband caught her.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. So when I went to baseball games as a kid, I would bring my mitt. The dream was to catch a foul ball. Last night, slight variation - a St. Louis Cardinals fan did not have a mitt. She did have leather, though. She lifted her purse up in the air, opened it and a foul ball went right in with so much force, she fell backwards. Other fans gave her an ovation, as did the ESPN announcers.

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UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: That was a great grab - sorry.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN: Yes.

UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: It hurt her back.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN: Yeah.

UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: And then it looked like her husband caught her.

GREENE: It's MORNING EDITION.

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