Chicks Dig the Foul Ball

At least when Ichiro crashes into them.

It was one year ago today that Ichiro reached into the stands along Safeco’s right-field foul line to grab a Mark Teixeira fly when his outstretched arm collided with 17-year-old Aris Skinner. Though Ichiro didn’t make the catch, Skinner went bananas, and the clip became an instant highlight-reel classic.

Later in the game, the Fox Sports Northwest TV broadcasters sent Skinner a complimentary Ichiro jersey. Later still, she told a Japanese reporter that Ichiro had asked her if she was OK.

“It was awesome,” Skinner said. “I am literally starstruck.”

Here’s video…

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One response to “Chicks Dig the Foul Ball

  1. The title of the video is the best part.

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