1000 Words: The early Byrd catches the worm

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Early nominee for top defensive play of the season?

Cubs team photographer Stephen Green captured Marlon Byrd’s circus catch in centerfield yesterday afternoon. Byrd had lost the ball in the sun, fell to his knees, turned his back, all while keeping his glove in the perfect spot for the no-look basket catch.

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