PHOTO: A World Series baseball

BOSTON - So if you go to a World Series game and are fortunate enough to catch a foul ball or home run, here's what it will look like (note the special "2013 postseason" stamp):

Also, they were using these in batting practice, which I only mention so I can point out that the immortal Crash Davis telling his minor-league teammates that in "the show" you get white balls for batting practice is obviously true (Click here for the definitely not safe for kids or work video of Crash's outstanding description of "the show.").

This particular ball was a batting practice home run from a Cardinals player Tuesday during their workout. I have no idea who hit it, as I had just walked into Fenway Park for the first time in my life and looked toward the Green Monster. And then, BANG!, a ball hit about 15 feet in front of me in the right-field seats.

Oh, one last thing: Hey, "how is this news!!?!" police. How are ya?

CBS Sports Writer

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last five World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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