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A Backup Catcher Is Apparently The Real Life Roy Hobbs

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by Tommy Gimler

Unless you live in the Milwaukee or Pittsburgh metropolitan areas, odds are you weren’t tuned into the Brewers-Pirates game because you were busy doing anything else. But in the sixth inning of their 5-3 win, Brewers backup catcher Martin Maldonado reached first base after literally knocking the cover off the ball.

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