In the sixth inning of Tuesday night’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Miami, Seattle Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz stepped to the plate, pulled out a cell phone and asked catcher Yadier Molina to take a picture of him with umpire Joe West.
The internet seemed to love the moment, with many fans taking to Twitter to express their amusement. (Although, at least one fan emphasized with profanity that he was “done with baseball.”)
The moment was the highlight of the game for Cruz, who went 0-for-2 with a strikeout. Meanwhile, the photographer hit a solo home run. Mariners second baseman Robinson Canó homered in the 10th inning to win the game, 2-1, for the American League and earn MVP honors.
After the game Cruz posted the Molina’s picture of him and West on Instagram.
Here’s a sampling of the reaction to the moment:
But maybe the funniest tweet came from a fan in Cincinnati: