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Watch: Amazing Catch by Phillies Prospect Jiwan James

Jul 15, 2012, 9:38 AM EDT

Reading Phillies centerfielder Jiwan James may not have come down with this deep fly ball in his glove as originally intended, but watch the video below as he appears to make the grab with his bare hand, saving a potential homerun for the R-Phils and creating a career highlight play in the process.
Reading Phillies centerfielder Jiwan James may not have come down with this deep fly ball in his glove as originally intended, but watch the video below as he appears to make the grab with his bare hand, saving a potential homerun (or at least an extra-base hit) for the R-Phils and creating a career highlight play in the process. Or does he?
Not the most definitive video as to whether the ball touched anything but James’ hand before he raised it in triumph, but the infallible umps thought it was an out, so we’ll take it… 
Kudos to the copywriter and placement buyer on that Susquehanna Bank ad, too. And thanks to YouTuber lostwalletMP for the upload.