Video: Watch Iowa Fan Celebrate After Snagging Foul Ball Away from OSU Kid

Paul KasabianSenior ContributorMay 26, 2019

Ohio State's Dominic Canzone (33) celebrates after he scored on a single RBI hit by Brady Cherry in the inning of the NCAA Big Ten baseball championship game against Nebraska in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
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The unwritten rules of baseball could probably fill an entire book if someone took the time to actually write every single one in the game's history, but No. 1 on the list for adult fans is simple: Thou shall always let young fans grab home run or foul balls.

That rule was broken during the Big Ten tournament on Sunday as an Iowa fan outraced a young Buckeyes fan for a ball behind a row of seats during the OSU vs. Minnesota game on Sunday (h/t Andrew Joseph of For the Win):

This isn't the first time a similar incident has happened, with this moment from a Chicago Cubs game last year being one notable example:

It also won't be the last, but there's a happy ending to this story.

The Ohio State fan actually got the better deal when the Buckeyes players signed a ball and gave it to him:

OSU also held on to beat Minnesota 8-6.

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