Watch this baseball player catch a bird mid-flight


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This clip from a baseball game has a twist that rivals The Sixth Sense, Memento, and Fight Club combined. 

Local station WMBD shared a clip, filmed by their sports broadcaster Kurt Pegler, that captures the exact moment when Jesus Cruz, a pitcher for the Peoria Chiefs, nonchalantly caught a bird mid-flight. 

How did he manage to catch the creature? Who can say, but it probably didn't hurt that he professionally catches and throws things for a living. 

Perhaps the best and most bizarre part of this 26-second wonder, though, is what happens post-plucking: Cruz puts the bird atop his head. Yes, you did read that sentence correctly, and yes, you will spend most of your day watching this delightful moment between man and bird. Read more...

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