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Chase Headley’s grand slam was caught by a dancing man wearing a friar costume (Video)

Kevin Kaduk
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Major League Baseball hasn't had an official human mascot ever since the Atlanta Braves told Chief Noc-a-Homa to pack up his teepee after the 1986 season. I'd like to make a motion, however, that the San Diego Padres adopt one after seeing a man dressed like the swinging friar catch Chase Headley's grand slam during Sunday's 8-2 win over Arizona before breaking into a highly entertaining dance in the mostly empty right-field seats.

Watch him break it down at Petco here: 

Honestly, sometimes you just have to love the universe's sense of humor. As for Headley, his second grand slam of the season put him over 100 RBIs for the first time in his career and extended his career-high total of homers to 27. Though there were only 21,037 fans on hand for the game, the roar and response Headley got from the crowd were pretty impressive.

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