What happened to Jorge Soler’s home run ball?


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What happened to Jorge Soler's home run ball?

The Cuban Atlanta Braves player dispatched a beastly homer that ended up leaving Minute Maid Park during Game 6 of the World Series.

HOUSTON – If you were among the millions of people who watched Game 6 of the World Series at home, the last thing he saw of the ball that the slugger of the Atlanta Braves dispatched by the home run track was when it disappeared over the railroad track of the Minute Maid Park, into the darkness of the night.

That was what he also saw Manuel Ramos, while watching the game from the balcony of his brother’s apartment Richard. However, he was able to see it a few seconds before. It happens that said apartment is located across the street from the Minute Maid Park. It also happens that said apartment offers a view of the stadium when the roof is open, as was the case this Tuesday, being a rare occasion throughout the season.

Therefore, after Manuel and his brother saw how the ball left the stadium, they looked down. And it was then that they realized that the spherical was in the street, on the outskirts of the building with a brick facade known as 500 Crawford, the name of your street.

The homer of to usually do, a three-run driver, traveled an estimated 446 feet from home plate, landing on an awning outside the park and rolling to the right, landing inside some fences that enclosed the stadium from the rest of the neighborhood. This is how he ended up within the visual field of the balcony of the apartment of Bouquets. “It just stayed on the sidewalk”, He expressed Bouquets to ESPN several innings later.

So in a matter of minutes Shawnda, wife Richard, and Manuel they went out into the street. Manuel He estimates that it took them approximately eight minutes to get down to the site, to discover that the fenced-in area was inaccessible from their location.

I spoke to the security staff, saying, ‘Please take me there‘”, he claimed Shawnda.

That conversation ended up being the moment that Manuel needed to get into action. As the guards spoke to her, he jumped to seize the opportunity. Literally. “I think I distracted them, ”says Shawnda. “I didn’t even do it on purpose. I didn’t even know that he had come down [conmigo]”.

Manuel he jumped over the fence, grabbed the ball, half-hidden it inside his shirt, and ran back to the meeting where they were watching the game. It was then, as they indicate, that the security guards began to search for the ball … although without success.

The group of friends concentrated in the apartment, being staunch followers of the Astros a lifetime, he was disappointed to see the home run. However, they were excited to possess a batted ball in a home run that sealed the victory in a game of World Series.

This is the first ball I’ve ever seen come out of the park”, Expresses Richard. “The roof is hardly ever open. We want to burn it if the Braves win”.

And of course, the Braves. However, it is unlikely that Richard Keep your promise, especially considering the tentative value of your souvenir.

How about $ 1 million?“, He says Manuel, half joking. “I am not impulsive. I will hold her”.

The brothers claim that the only baseball memorabilia they own are a couple of seats from the old Astrodome, and it is not that this ball has any sentimental value for them, because the home run propelled the Braves to achieve a comfortable triumph over Astros, to achieve the title of World Series.

So yes to usually do wants the ball, the brothers Bouquets they are willing to listen.

No one has contacted me yet“, it states Manuel.


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