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Fly Boys Snare Important Griffey Ball

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Two off-duty members of the US Air Force grabbed a ball launched into the wild blue yonder by Ken Griffey Junior. That particular souvenir meant a lot to the Reds’ outfielder. So what do you do?

It’s a dilemma faced by fans who snare potentially valuable home run balls. Give it back or head for the nearest auction house or eBay listing?

A couple of Air Force guys who were in the right place at the right time recently said "deal" instead of "no deal" and were rewarded for their generosity by a future Hall of Famer.


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