Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna celebrates before crossing home plate after hitting his 33rd home run of the season in the fifth inning against the Miami Marlins Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Marlins Park in Miami.
Photo: Eric Espada/Getty Images
Photo: Eric Espada/Getty Images

Braves’ fan in Miami snags Acuna’s homer without dropping his hamburger

In Sunday’s win over the Marlins, Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna turned an 87-mph slider from Hector Noesi into his 33 home run of the year. 

A young Braves fan in the left field seats stood with a glove on his left hand and hamburger in the right. He reached out and snagged the ball with ease in front of another fan — without losing a crumb. 

“That’s the catch of the year,” the announcers dubbed it.

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