Unlike most baseball fans who spontaneously storm the field after being “over served” at the beer concession stand, Dylan Masone’s stunt was pre-meditated and planned for all the world to see. Or, at least, for all the Twittersphere to see.
Masone used the social networking site to proclaim his intention to run onto the field at Citi Field in New York during Tuesday’s All-Star game, but only if his message was “re-tweeted” 1,000 times.
— dyl (@MasoneDylan) July 16, 2013
As the re-tweets started coming in, it appeared Masone was getting cold feet:
@TravisQuattrini i hope i dont get to 1k lmao
— dyl (@MasoneDylan) July 17, 2013
As the re-tweets kept coming, Masone’s tweets got more fervent and revealed that he was starting to freak out:
To complete our social media narrative, Instagram user Colin Barnicle recorded the collision (h/t Barstool Sports):