Tag Archives: ball-boy

  • Ball Boy Passes Out, Faceplants at Italian Open (Video)

    Ball Boy Passes Out, Faceplants at Italian Open (Video)

    In just the second game of the first round match between Venus Williams and Coco Vandeweghe at the Italian Open, a ball boy, suffering from heat exhaustion, passed out on the court and fell face-first before being taken to a shaded area to recover. It was a scary few seconds before it was clear that he […]

  • Dogs Acting as Ball Boys During a Tennis Match Is Adorable (Video)

    Dogs Acting as Ball Boys During a Tennis Match Is Adorable (Video)

    During an exhibition match at the Brazil Open last week, four shelter dogs, rescued from the slums of Sao Paulo, were trained to replace the typical ball boys and girls that are usually seen running around the court during tennis matches, retrieving the ball after each play. The results were pretty adorable. Check it out:

  • Dodgers Ball Boy Tumbles into Stands Chasing Foul Ball (Video)

    Dodgers Ball Boy Tumbles into Stands Chasing Foul Ball (Video)

    The Dodgers took on the Cincinnati Reds yesterday, and the most exciting play in the 2-1 Dodgers victory wasn’t even from a player on either roster. Rather, it was a Dodgers ball boy that laid it all out on the line, chasing a deep foul ball down the 3rd base line into the stands. He […]

  • Atletico Madrid Ball Boy Trolls Cristiano Ronaldo (Video)

    Atletico Madrid Ball Boy Trolls Cristiano Ronaldo (Video)

    If you’re part of the ninety-nine percent (in this case, the ninety-nine percent that dislikes Cristiano Ronaldo), you’re going to love watching Atletico Madrid’s ball boy troll the heck out of the Real Madrid forward during the latest edition of the Madrid Derby on Sunday. Unfortunately for Atletico, their ball boy, and the ninety-nine percent, […]

  • Yankees’ Ball Boy Makes Impressive Catch (Video)

    Yankees’ Ball Boy Makes Impressive Catch (Video)

    Being a ball boy can be a pretty glory-free job most of the time. But every once in a while, a magical moment takes place and the ball boy gets some glory. That’s exactly what happened during Tuesday’s game between the Yankees and the White Sox.  As you’re about to see, the ball boy made a terrific […]

  • US Open Ball Boy Takes A Spill (Video)

    US Open Ball Boy Takes A Spill (Video)

      Being a ball boy seems like such an easy job. Run across the court.  Pick up the ball.  Run to the other side.  Repeat another 200 times. How hard could it be, right? Well that seemingly simple sequence of tasks hasn’t stopped it from being one of the most eventful occupations in sports.  After […]

  • Livan Hernandez Heckles Ball Boy, Showers Him With Seeds (Video)

    Livan Hernandez Heckles Ball Boy, Showers Him With Seeds (Video)

    Major League baseball players are often on the receiving end of the heckling, whether it is the result of a blown catch, a wild pitch, or a base-running blunder.  After playing 15 seasons in the Majors, Atlanta Braves reliever Livan Hernandez has probably been on the receiving end of his fair share of heckling, but […]

  • Ball Boy’s Head Nearly Decapitated At Australian Open (Video)

    Ball Boy’s Head Nearly Decapitated At Australian Open (Video)

    During a first round match between Roger Federer and Alexander Kudryavtsev at the Australian Open, you’d figure most people would credit Federer with having the “deadlier shot” in this battle. Not quite. While Federer was hitting balls with his usual precision, en route to the 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 victory, Kudryavtsev was busy proving that he […]

  • Young Ball Boy Takes A Shot To The Face (Video)

    Young Ball Boy Takes A Shot To The Face (Video)

    I guess if you are going to miss the net during a soccer game, you may as well make it count.  And how exactly do you make a missed shot attempt count?  Simple.  Just bank it off the fence and into the face of the ball boy standing behind the opposing team’s goal. I don’t […]

  • This Young Ball Boy Is The Baddest S.O.B. Ever! (Video)

    This Young Ball Boy Is The Baddest S.O.B. Ever! (Video)

    Some ball boys will sweep you off your feet with their charm.  Others will fascinate you with their great athletic ability.  And then there are those ball boys that will make you say, “Damn, that is one badass SOB!” This kid is clearly one of those ball boys. After refusing to retrieve the ball for […]