VIDEO: Home run overturned after fan pulls hat version of a Maier
Chase Utley initially was granted a home run Monday afternoon, but there was clearly fan interference (with a hat) and it was overturned.
Of course, there was some pretty blatant fan interference with a Phillies hat:
The call was correctly overturned, giving Utley a ground-rule double instead of a homer and the Phillies would end up losing 5-3. Obviously what hung in the balance wasn't quite as much --given that this is a regular-season game between two teams below .500, but it still called to memory Jeffrey Maier:
What if there were replay back then? Hmm ...