Typically, a walk-off home run in a night game means get into the car, head home happy and put the kids to bed. But for one fan at the Orioles-Rays game at Camden Yards in Baltimore on Wednesday night, Chris Davis’ game-winning blast was actually a wake-up call.
With the Orioles tied 6-6 with the Rays in the bottom of the 11th inning, Davis sent a 3-0 pitch from Matt Andriese over the right-center wall and well into the Baltimore night for a 7-6 win. The homer, Davis’ second of the game and 38th of the season, was apparently so powerful, when it landed it appeared to wake up a fan sleeping in the seats the ball sailed over. Or perhaps it was the noise of whatever remaining portion of the original 15,963 in attendance made in celebration.
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You can see the blast and a catch a glimpse of the fan in the video above, and below are a series of tweets depicting the fan going from sleeping to sitting up in the celebration.