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6-29-10 Progressive Field

Another day of snagging at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

I was the first one into the stadium, and despite there being early batting practice, didn’t find any baseballs on my first sweep through the sections.  I also checked Heritage Park, where there was nothing.

Upon returning from Heritage Park I spotted a baseball as another ballhawk/autograph hound was picking it up.  I was about five seconds too late.

Since the Indians have a new later batting practice schedule, this gave me plenty of time to search.  I went up and down every row and searched for about ten minutes before finally happening upon ball #1, hidden in the shadows:
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When the Indians began hitting, I would get ball #2 from Shin Soo Choo.  It was a home run that I caught on the fly in center field, fully extended in this area:
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STATISTICS
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Game:  7 balls (5 hit, 1 thrown, 1 found)
Season:  266 balls (141 hit, 64 thrown, 25 device, 36 found)
Games: 40 games
Average:  6.65 balls per game
2010 Game Balls: 3
Career:  844 balls
Streak:  136 consecutive games attended with at least 1 ball snagged.
Attendance: 11,401
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