With a little luck and some analytics, Braves fan catches baseball phenom's first Major League home run

    Ronald Acuna Jr. hit his first MLB home run in the second inning Thursday against the Cincinnati Reds.

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    • Braves fan Joe Webster takes a day trip to Cincinnati for a game
    • Webster meets Acuna after catching his first home run ball

    (CNN)Atlanta Braves fan Joe Webster had been looking forward to Ronald Acuna Jr.'s major league debut for five years.

    And in the second game of his MLB career, the 20-year-old outfielder gave Webster the thrill of a lifetime.
      At Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, in a moment that involved some amazing preplanning, Webster caught Acuna's first career home run in Atlanta's 7-4 win Thursday against the Reds.
      "Unbelievable," Webster said to CNN's Andy Scholes.