#Hot Corner

How to be responsible yet opportunistic

If you're holding a kid in your arms, but a baseball is plummeting toward your person, you have some options. You can run away, protecting your child, for one. This is what most apes would have done 50,000 years ago, and it's why you're alive right now.

Today's father, though, can both protect the child and snag a free baseball. Behold:

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Kevin Mitchell wasn't even holding a kid, you know, so this is probably more impressive. But the best part of the GIF might be one of the stills:

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When Jayson Werth tries to murder your family, keep this technique in mind.
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