It was a nice stop, and we all know she meant well, but this Baltimore Orioles ballgirl is probably fired.
Tagged appropriately under the category “oddities” by MajorLeagueBaseball.com, here is the video of the ballgirl making a nice running stop that she never should have made in the first place because this baseball was, in fact, a fair ball and in play.
Ballboys and ballgirls typically become famous for bloopers of a different sort, be it missing a ball, falling down on their hind parts, or some combination of the two. As far as the reasons to be famous in a role that typically does not garner fame, making a nice stop on a fair ball probably isn’t the worst thing.
But it’s not great.