Eugenie Bouchard may end up loving the Big Apple after all. After Canada’s top female tennis player was eliminated from the U.S. Open by Ekaterina Makarova, she took in a Yankee’s game Friday night and walked away with a couple of free souvenirs.
— Eugenie Bouchard (@geniebouchard) September 6, 2014
Bouchard, world ranked No. 8, became the first Canadian to reach a Grand Slam singles final at this year’s Wimbledon.
A BIT OF FENWAY MAGIC
As impressive catching two foul balls is, it can’t compare with a young Red Sox fan’s ability to produce two balls from one.
Twelve-year-old Ryan was gifted two signed baseballs from the NESN broadcast booth after he passed his foul ball to a girl seated behind him. The generous pre-teen is well versed in the concept of paying it forward.
No official record seems to exist for most foul balls caught at a MLB game, but Greg Van Niel managed to snag four of ’em at an Indians game last year. If you want to maximize your chances of catching one of your own the next time you’re at the ballpark, first have a look at The Best Foul Ball Seats blog before deciding on a seat.