As per previous blog,
1)fan interference within the sphere of the field is grounds for calling the batter out, according to the baseball rule book (per Keith Oberman, MLB, and other similar sports coverage following the game incident). Then, we have the added possibilities that
2) the ball would have likely been caught without the fan interference and
3) the ball might not have even gone over the yellow line to be called a homerun at all - interference or not. But we'll never know. With these several questions , the right thing to do would have been to call 'fan interference,' it is our belief , born out by these pictures.
BLOWUP PHOTO SHOWS BALL HEADED FOR REDDICK'S GLOVE