If there is such a thing as a magic ball, Twins shortstop Brian Dozier hit one on Saturday afternoon. Dozier’s single in the bottom of the fifth drove in a run and gave the Twins a 3-0 lead. It wasn’t your average single, however. The hit was an infield single. In fact, it was hardly your average infield single. As you can see from the video above, Dozier hit a slow roller down the first base line that began about three feet in foul territory. Somehow, the ball made a miraculous turn and wound up fair by about a foot.
“Never seen one spin like that,” Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire said according to the Star Tribune. “We got the ball. It will be in ‘Ripley’s Believe it or Not,’ or the Guinness Book of World Records for farthest foul ball ever called fair.”