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April 28, 2016

I was wondering if I could buy one baseball from u. Your awesome.


April 28, 2016

Hey Zack, I'm a huge fan of your videos! I'm a huge baseball fan and my dad and I are touring MLB stadiums together! we are from Chicago and Wondering if you are going to be at citi field for the World Series rematch in June! I would love to meet ya! Please let me know that would be so cool!



April 27, 2016

Hi Zack,

My name is Dalton and I'm 17 years old. I've loved baseball ever since I was born. I came across your YouTube page and I love it. I loved it so much that I started ballhawking like you. I've read your books and study them religiously. I've applied them to Ranger Ballpark in Arlington and they've got me 10 balls so far. I just wanted to thank you for writing those books and making videos. It's helped a lot.

I have a weird question though and I know you probably don't get this a lot but, is there any way I can send you a baseball and you sign it for me? I would appreciate it greatly.

Thank you so much for your time!



April 27, 2016

Hey Zack! It was awesome meeting you at the Tigers game! I was going to ask you if you were the person who caught A-Rod's 3000th but I thought of it right after I met you! I just looked it up a little while ago and it turns out it was you! That's awesome! I have no clue how you do that but that's awesome! Do you have any advice on how you do that for youngsters like myself? Thanks! I hope you enjoyed Comerica Park!



April 27, 2016

I think that u are awesome. I have been going to TCU(it's a College) games and your tricks have been getting me tons of baseballs. Thank u so much.


April 26, 2016

Will you be attending a game at Target Field in MN anytime this season? If so, I would love to try to snag some balls with you! I will buy you a ticket also, and maybe we could make a little youtube video together. I am a film major at college, so it would be a cool little video to make!



April 25, 2016

Hi Zack,

I'm a fan from Boston. I don't get to go o many games, but I'm a big baseball fan. Somehow--through the rabbit hole of the Internet--I found out about you, and you're cool. You're personality is nice and super approachable. I wish you would make more YouTube videos--they're awesome and make it feel like we're with you. I wanted to throw two questions at you: most importantly, what kind of glove do you use/prefer? I saw you with a Rawlings glove recently, and on YouTube you said it was custom. Could you tell me what color/style? The leather color is the NICEST I've ever seen!!! The leather just looks incredible!!! I also saw you with a Wilson glove on Twitter--can you share what more about that glove?

Your hunt for balls is special! Do you enjoy the hawking more than the sport? The same?

Finally, could you give a little advice about how you go writing about baseball?

Thanks for your time! Your videos are AWESOME!!! And your personality is super cool! I love watching--thanks!



April 20, 2016

Hey zack just wondering if you are going to upload a video soon really miss them have watched them all like ten times lol, good luck this season !!!!



April 18, 2016

Hey Zack,
I'm a big fan of yours and have occasionally left comments on some of your blog posts. Just sharing this ball I snagged on Friday night at Fenway! An infield warm up ball tossed by Tim Leiper. I was kinda surprised they were using them on the road!

Reading your blog/books have really helped me snag balls at MLB games now so thank you. Hopefully you snag one of the Jays commemoratives soon.
Best of luck,


April 14, 2016

Hi Zack!

I hope you have gotten off to a good start this season. I was wondering what your career was before this that allows you to go to this many games. This is my dream later on in life to go to every stadium and as many games as possible. I always appreciate anyone's love for the game. Good luck this season and thank you for taking time out of your day to read this.



April 11, 2016

Zack Hample,

First of all, I just want to thank you for taking the time to read this.

I'm an 18 year old boy from a small town in Utah called Syracuse. Ever since I was a little boy, my brother and I would (unknowingly) ballhawk at minor league games. I loved it. In fact I still love it and to this day, I will usually get a ball or two at every game I get to go to,. I still have a small collection of all the balls I've caught or that have been given to me.

Because I have lived in Utah my whole life and haven't had the chance to travel much, I've never been to a Major League Baseball game. I'm so intrigued and interested by what you do and how you do it. So I'll get to my point.

I want to do this. I want to ballhawk with you for just a game, maybe two. I think with you, your energy, and your determination, it would be such a blast and such an amazing experience for me. I was thinking/hoping you could tell me a game that you will be going to and I could fly out (no matter where it is) and somehow get a ticket and we could meet up and I could shadow you and have the time of my life. I truly just want this to happen. If you have any thoughts or suggestions please let me know. This would be such a cool experience and I would love to do this with you. Thank you so much Zack! I appreciate your time, thoughts, and actions on this idea.

Sincerely, a hopeful fan


April 9, 2016

Hi Zack-
I'm a huge fan and just wanted to know that your YouTube channel rocks and it would be so cool to meet you someday! I go to Rockies games, and thought it would be awesome if I could go Ball Hawking with you!!
Your the best!!!!
Sincerely, a huge fan



April 4, 2016


I just discovered your story re Arod. You rock for enduring the worst of society and turning it around on them!! Inspiring, Thank you for being a unique human amongst so many fearful.

Just saying,
Bryan ( a random )


March 23, 2016

Hi Zack. My name's David and I've been a big fan of yours for about a year now and I love watching your videos. I'm going to Camden Yards in May to watch the Orioles and Tigers.
I plan on ballhawking in left field because most players on both teams are right handed. I have two questions. One, are different parts of the field or gates open at different times? The only information I found on the Orioles website is the gates open two hours prior to game time. My other question is, are the ushers at Baltimore similar to those at Citizens Bank Park, where they hunt balls before the park opens, leaving none for fans. If you know the answers, great; if not, than no biggy. It was nice being able to contact you, Zack.



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