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A Giants fan dove over a row of seats at Petco Park to catch a foul ball

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When a fan brings a glove to a baseball game, the goal is to make it easier to catch a ball that comes his or her way. However, an underappreciated benefit of the glove is that it can transform an uncatchable ball into a catchable one.

During the sixth inning of Sunday's 7-1 loss to the Padres, this Giants fan showed off his extended range by leaping over a row of seats on a foul ball from Erick Aybar.

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This fan can thank his glove for the catch, but, more importantly, he can thank his hops and willingness to sacrifice his body to the back of a plastic seat.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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