A Father Makes The Catch Of The Year While Still Holding Onto His Son
Jun 30, 2015
Hartley, who saw the ball coming his way as he was feeding Isaac, knew he didn't want the ball to potentially hit his son, so he instinctively got up and caught the ball mid-flight. In case you're wondering, Hammel was eventually called out due to fan interference, but the Cubs' manager Joe Haddon bore no ill will towards Hartley and later stated "That was really a great play, a great play. There was some levity involved for the entire audience."
Keith Hartley was just a fan enjoying a baseball game at Wrigley Field between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers with his 7-month-old son, Isaac. Little did he know he was about to become an internet celebrity for making the catch of the year.