There’s no audio in this clip. Watch the batter in the deep background. Someone must shout a ‘heads up’.
Now watch the action, and think, “OW, that must hurt!”
Longoria was probably a hero. The ball looked like it was curving straight for the reporter, and I don’t think that she was prepared to react in time.
Buy the man a cold one!
(Originally found this clip here: http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/7AswP5/www.gifbin.com/985298)
Recently brought to my attention (Oct. 2011):
That Was Random – What a Freaking Awesome Catch. Sign this Girl!!!
“…So here we are in Yucatan. A strange sort of name for a place, that is! What do you think it means, Titus?”
“‘I don’t understand you.'”
“Pardon me? I thought I was speaking very clearly, Titus. I said, ‘What do you think it means?’ I was referring to Yucatan.”
Drusus chuckled. “I heard you. And I answered you. You asked a question, and ‘I don’t understand you’ is what I replied. All around the world for centuries now we’ve been going up to the natives of one far-off place or another and asking them in nice grammatical Latin what that place is called. And since they don’t know any Latin, they reply ‘I don’t understand you’ in their own language, and we put that down as the name of the place. … And so, when Haraldus or one of his friends asked the natives the name of their kingdom, they answered “Yucatan’, which I’m almost certain is not the name of the place at all, but merely means …”
“Yes,”, said Marcus Junianus, “I think I grasp the point.”
— From the book “Roma Eterna”, by Robert Silverberg (2003) in Chapter “The Second Wave, A.U.C. 1861”