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Girl Rushes the Field at a Baseball Game, Captures a $1,500 Selfie

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The fine for rushing the field at the College World Series final is $1,500, but who can put a price on becoming an overnight viral Vine sensation? Well, whatever price Kayleigh, Emily, and Torrie Hill assigned to viral fame, it was more than $1,500, because they rushed the field and captured some expensive selfie footage in the process.

The whole thing went down in Omaha, Nebraska at the final of the CWS between UCLA and Mississippi State (an 8-0 blowout in favor of UCLA). Near the end of the game, after tweeting their desires to the world via Kayleigh’s Twitter account, the three girls went for it.

All of them got caught in the end (tackled may be the correct word), but Kayleigh took the prank one step further by using Vine to capture and post about the experience:

As you might expect, many of Kayleigh’s tweets and the Vine video were erased after the incident, but this is the Internet, and nothing that is ever posted really goes away. In addition to the above .gif and screenshots people have captured from it, several other Twitter users also captured the experience in their own photos:

It was a foolish thing to do, and certainly something we neither condone nor suggest that you attempt, but there’s no doubt the gambit has given the sisters (and in particular Kayleigh, who thought to record it) their “15 minutes of fame” so to speak.

Goes to show that TV cameras ignoring streakers and crazed fans running onto the field—a common practice so that the networks aren’t encouraging this behavior by giving the offenders the attention they crave—may not be enough anymore now that everyone has a camera and a willing several-million viewer sized audience at their social network disposal.

(via Photographs on the Brain)


Image credits: GIF by Kayleigh Hill/Larry Brown Sports.


 
 
  • Samcornwell

    Aw come on, she’s a goddamn hero!

  • Neo Racer

    they can rush my field any day!!!!!!

  • Bed Ralloon

    How is she a Hero?

  • Jumbo Shrimp

    Whatever happened to good old streaking. Now that would have been more interesting!

  • http://www.michaelpalmer.com/ Michael Palmer

    The first exciting thing to happen on a baseball field in years?

  • gonz

    It would’ve been nice to know where this happened without having to google another article about this incident.

  • gonz

    It would’ve been nice to know where this happened without having to google another article about this incident.

  • Chris Savoie

    Running

  • geeves

    She’s saying “Here [ I | we] go”, which of course I hear in Princess’ voice from Mario Kart 64.

  • DLCade

    Sorry about that, the article has been updated :)

  • lololalallll

    Terrorists.

  • CrackerJacker

    Kids these days… no respect for tradition!

  • https://twitter.com/adamhowardcross Adam Cross

    college baseball… random vine user on the field…. I don’t understand how this is news? :S

  • Mike

    BAN CAMERAPHONES

  • Christian DeBaun

    She’s got crazy eyes. It scares me…

  • lololalallll

    BAN SPORTSBALL EVENT CONTESTS!

  • lololalallll

    #becauseHomelandSecurity

  • Eugene Chok

    that heroism to you aye…

  • smarty

    Attention seekers. Also stupid.

  • grumpy

    The normal fine should have been doubled. Since normally the media does not publish those photos, by self publishing them, the fine should have been doubled.

  • Vin Weathermon

    That makes no sense. Fines have nothing to do with news media. All they did was make a snoozer interesting.

  • Jason K

    I live in Nebraska and these kinds of things happen all the time whenever the College World Series comes around. Sadly, I’ve lived in Nebraska for 18 years and have never gone to a single game….

  • Norshan Nusi

    Heroine? :D

  • Jason

    I would have loved to see her “selfie” of getting flattened by security while being such a self -centered a-hole for running onto the field.

  • Don Tusk

    Ban all humans.

  • Robert Johnson

    I found it funny using Vine. That was original.

  • Rabi Abonour

    You mean the crazy eyes of some sad person who storms the field at a college baseball game for a few minutes of fame?

  • Genkakuzai

    I applaud you.

  • gochugogi

    I wonder if they’ll actually pay the $1500 fine?