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Twitter is Really Giving it To The Cubs Fan Who Stole a Home Run Ball From Kids

Not cool bro, not cool.

July 17, 2019

(NOW) - The so-called unwritten rules of baseball don't only apply to the players. Many people believe one big no-no for fans is snatching a souvenir baseball away from young fans, whether it be a game-winning home run, a foul ball or a baseball tossed to the stands by a player.

But that's what happened on Tuesday night after Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber hit a walk-off homer in the 10th inning to give the Cubs a 4-3 win. As we see in highlights, there were at least two children right in the front row, ready to grab the baseball out of the netting. But then an adult fan wearing a "Mai Tai Guy" jersey reached around the kids and grabbed it. 

Social media has been beating him up pretty hard over it ever since: 

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