In the moments after the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox in dramatic fashion to stay alive in the MLB playoffs, a crazy rumour burst to life on the Internet.
Thomas Beisner, a Kentucky Sports Television host, tweeted that a friend at Tropicana Field in Tampa saw a Red Sox fan get ejected from the stadium after he took a live ray out of the tank in centerfield and threw it.
Team officials eventually came out and shot down the rumour, but not before it spread like wildfire.
The game-winning home run landed in the tank, which is probably how this whole thing got started:
As you can see, there’s a huge net right there to prevent people from getting into the tank.
There was also some hilariously sad Red Sox fans within grabbing distance of the Rays:
- Even if something on the Internet is so weird and crazy that you can’t see how anyone could make it up, it’s probably made up.
- Video or it didn’t happen.
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