Alex Gordon Makes Incredible Catch While Leaping into Stands, Barrels over Fan

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistApril 26, 2015

via MLB.com

Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon submitted an early Catch of the Year candidate during Sunday's 5-3 loss against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field when he sacrificed his body in order to record an out.

In the bottom of the sixth inning, Gordon—a four-time Gold Glove Award winner—made a ridiculous catch as he jumped into the stands on a ball hit by Chicago's Micah Johnson. The Royals outfielder took out a White Sox fan while making the grab, but everyone appeared to be all right.

The play even impressed White Sox fans enough to earn the visiting player a standing ovation.

Gordon's great effort led to an awesome fan picture, via Ethan Routzahn:

Ethan Routzahn @EthanRoutzahn

How's it going Alex Gordon? Just made a sweet catch flying by me in the stands http://t.co/9E0dH3W2eW


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