"It was coming right through here," the fan said, breaking down his thought process of chasing after the ball. "And I got up and tried to go over the railing to get it."
The fan said he suffered some scrapes on his elbow, but otherwise, came out of the spill just fine.
But, the dude said he didn't even get to come away with the baseball ... adding, "Never ended up getting it."
By the way, the Derby was awesome this year ... Pete Alonso, Trey Mancini,Juan Soto and Shohei Ohtani all put on amazing shows -- with Pete ultimately coming out on top for the second time in a row at the event.