Sports reporter Kelly Nash had a close call over the weekend while she was killing time during batting practice at Fenway Park by taking pictures of herself in the stadium.
When Nash, who covers the Tampa Bay Rays as their sideline reporter, looked at the pictures, one of them showed a baseball whizzing past her head.
Writing at Fox Sports, Nash says:
“I was taking a picture of myself in the seats above the Green Monster during Red Sox batting practice.
“Producer Art Dryce had called out ‘heads up!’ a few times while I was taking pictures around the left field section, but none of those balls actually fell close to me, so I took my chances turning my back on batting practice for a picture.
“My whole family is from Massachusetts, and I knew they would be so excited to see me working at Fenway Park, and when I went to text them the picture I noticed the baseball by my head!
She shared the photo on Instagram, calling it “Most dangerous selfie ever.”
Most dangerous selfie ever. That happened. @ Fenway Park instagram.com/p/YnywPVl8jP/
— Kelly Nash (@KNashSports) April 27, 2013
How did she survive what would have been, at the very least, a nasty goose egg? Nash writes that she had a DVD copy of the film Angles in the Outfield in her bag that day.