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Boy at Texas Rangers game makes impressive (but tricky) play

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Boy At Texas Rangers Game Makes Impressive Play

A young boy named Austin Chaney might have made the ultimate play of the day at a Toronto Blue Jays vs. Texas Rangers game Saturday. Check out this trick he played to impress the woman behind him.
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"He catches the baseball and then turns to the group of young ladies behind him and says, 'Ladies, would you like a ball?'"

How sweet, right? Except ... he didn't give the woman the game ball like she probably thought. He did the old switcheroo, and according to TXCN / WFAA, he kept the ball third-base coach Luis Rivera had tossed him earlier.

"I was told that if I got another ball, that I should give it to someone else. So, I turned around and I thought I was going to give it to someone deep down there, and then I saw her right in front of me and I gave it to her."

What a charmer. And Austin's move was one for the books.

It's been going viral, especially after a sports reporter named Melissa posted the play on Vine along with the message, "This kid is SMOOTH."

And a day later it was re-posted on Reddit, where commenters were very impressed.

Media outlets have been picking up the story, including SB Nation, which called it a "job well done."

"At least the recipient seems sufficiently impressed."
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