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Masato Akamatsu’s leaping catch making big waves in the US?

by on Aug.07, 2010 @ 11:22 pm, under NPB

It seems Masato Akamatsu's leaping catch in Wednesday is getting a fair amount of coverage overseas.

Masato Akamatsu is Japanese baseball's Spiderman (USA Today)

The most amazing catch we'll see all season (Yahoo Sports blog)

Hiroshima Carp's Masato Akamatsu Makes Baseball's Catch of the Year (NESN.com)

Two amazing catches that will change your life (The Seattle Times)

Spider-Man Outfielder Makes One Of The Greatest Catches Ever (Deadspin)

Japanese player scales wall for phenomenal catch (examiner.com)

Most amazing catch ever? (New Zealand Herald)

El beisbolista 'Spiderman': Japonés realiza impresionante atrapada (Terra)

Spiderman lässt grüssen ‎(20 Minuten Online)

Un joueur de baseball nippon aussi fort que Spiderman (Starwizz)

And here are some links to the video (in case you missed it): one two three