Skip to Content

Oh baby! 1-year-old in hand, Mets fan makes amazing HR catch

<i></i><br/>
KMIZ

By JAKE SEINER
AP Baseball Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Alan Alcantara made one of the best catches in baseball this year — from his outfield seat at Citi Field. Alcantara reached over a railing and caught a home run by the Mets’ Starling Marte with his right hand, all the while cradling 1-year-old son Levi in his other arm. The SNY broadcast captured Alcantara’s catch, with stunned play-by-play man Gary Cohen asking “did he catch that?” and declaring “this man will go viral.” Alcantara said he learned to play baseball barehanded while growing up in the Dominican Republic, giving him confidence he could catch the ball without a mitt.

Article Topic Follows: AP National Sports

associatedpress

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

ABC 17 News is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content