BILOXI, Miss., June 9 (UPI) -- A fan at a Mississippi ballpark made a lucky barehanded foul ball catch and recorded the feat with a GoPro camera mounted to his head.
Micah Graves, 20, said he wore the head-mounted camera to Saturday night's Biloxi Shuckers game in the hopes of capturing interesting video at the game against the Mobile Bay Bears.
"The main reason I brought my GoPro was to capture something amazing at the opening game," Graves told WLOX-TV. "In my head, I thought about how awesome it would be to record a first person's perspective on catching a foul ball."
Graves said he knew his moment had arrived in the third inning when a line drive foul came straight toward him.
"This is my chance, so don't you dare drop it!" he recalled thinking.
Graves, who posted his first-person catch video to YouTube, said he kept the ball.
"This was my first ever ball caught at a professional baseball game, and because it was the first home game at MGM Park, I am very pleased to be a part of all the excitement," Graves said.