Best rain delay ever? Video of Minnesota baseball team goes viral
June 17, 2016 — 12:56pm
The Jackson County Central Legion baseball team found a creative way to help pass the time during a rain delay last month.
Easton Bahr posted a video to his Twitter account showing the team “Fishing during a rain delay.” The body of water, however, was the flooded infield and the catch was one of the Jackson County players. His teammates reeled him in and threw a net over the catch before holding it up for a picture.
ESPN highlighted the video on its Instagram account with the caption “If your game gets rained out, go fishing instead.” The video has accumulated nearly 650,000 views, about 61,000 likes and 1,600 comments in just two days. It is the most viewed video on the account this week, beating out several posts from the NBA Finals.
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