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Fan hit in arm with Paul Goldschmidt's 100th home run ball, gets bat in exchange

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On Wednesday night, Paul Goldschmidt hit his 100th career home run: 

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That's an attention-getter all on its own, but the ball itself collided with a Dodgers fan in right-center field. Think of it as a friendly little "hey buddy" punch in the arm. Clearly, the ball was just trying to introduce him to a cool bat it knew. The plan must have worked, because said fan later traded his souvenir for a piece of lumber: 

Good job, home run ball. You're the greatest memorabilia matchmaker of them all.

Video by Alex Horwich, MLB.com / Real-Time Correspondent.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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