You see a foul ball. He sees a tryout opportunity.

For the Oakland A’s ball boy, opportunity came knocking in the third inning, when the Kansas City Royals‘ Christian Colon sliced a foul ball to the right side.

Springing easily from one leg, the young man casually plucked the ball out of the air, securing the errant hit before tossing it to a nearby fan—all while maintaining an understated confidence.

But the astounding grab didn’t just stun the front-row fans—it likely spared one of them from a whack in the head too.

Sometimes, rather than capes, heroes wear baseball gloves and helmets.

[, h/t For The Win]

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