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Watch this Naperville fan save a baby from a flying baseball bat

The heroics took place off the field at U.S. Cellular on Monday, where Naperville fan Eileen Depesa made an astounding catch to protect a child from a loose baseball bat.

Courtesy: MLB.com
 Courtesy MLB.com

Despesa also works in Naperville for Freedman Anselmo Lindberg.

When White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers lost control of his bat during the second inning of the Indians-White Sox game, it looked bad. The bat rocketed down the third base line, ricocheted off the dugout and began spiraling toward a child in the stands.

That is, until  Depesa made an action-hero lunge for the wayward equipment, snagging it mid-flight with cinematic awesomeness that usually requires a mech suit.


“District 9″/comicvine.com

Oh yeah, and the Sox also won 6-2.

[Read the full story at Yahoo! Sports]

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