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Internet sensation from Encinitas marvels at Padres beer-soaked spotlight

Internet sensation from Encinitas marvels at Padres beer-soaked spotlight

The marriage proposals from Australia alone reached 10, at last count. Music megastar Justin Timberlake labeled the moment “MVP status” on Instagram. The Catch-and-Chug, as it’s known to millions, made the front page of a newspaper in Milan and began trending on websites in Brazil.

A week after Gabby DiMarco clutched a foul ball in an $11 cup of Sculpin and downed it during the Padres’ game against the Braves, she continues processing how the web lost its electronic marbles.

What happens when you’re tossed into today’s social media blender and the phone-surfing world hits puree?

“It’s been crazy,” DiMarco said.

Crazy is trying to fit in 10 errands in a day. Crazy...

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