As New Times reported last night, Keith Carmickle -- the Kingman numskull who nearly fell to a likely death while trying to catch a baseball at Monday night's MLB Home-Run Derby -- was whisked away to New York City to appear on Good Morning America this morning.
Carmickle, it appears, realizes he made a bonehead move by leaping for a stupid souvenir -- and he's trying to make up for it.
While risking his life for a baseball was stupid, the fact that he and his brother already had caught two during the Derby makes his decision even dumber.
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Adding to the stupidity is the fact that it happened on the same day as the funeral of a Texas man who died after falling from the bleachers at a Rangers game as he tried to catch a ball thrown to him by outfielder Josh Hamilton.
Carmickle's got a solution to his stupidity: auction off the balls he caught and donate the money to a memorial fund set up for Shannon Stone, the man who died in Texas.
See video of Carmickle's GMA appearance below.