Fan Catches Foul Ball in Her Beer, Chugs It at Padres Game

Mike Chiari@mikechiariFeatured ColumnistJune 6, 2018

Fans enter PetCo Park before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants in San Diego, Friday, April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
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There wasn't much to celebrate on the field for San Diego Padres fans Tuesday night during their 14-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves, but one fan elicited raucous applause when she snagged a ball in the stands.

As seen in the following video courtesy of Petco Park, a woman caught a ball that was fouled back behind home plate in her cup of beer:

With thousands of eyes fixated on her, she chugged her beer as if she was taking part in a game of beer pong.

After Tuesday's loss, the 28-35 Padres appear to be on track for a 12th straight season without a playoff appearance.

The 2018 season may not be a memorable one for Padres fans in the long run, but the foul-ball-catching, beer-chugging fan who took center stage Tuesday night provided the organization with a highlight-reel performance that can be replayed for years to come.

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