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Korean Baseball Player Takes Bat Flip to the Next Level

Hong Sung-heon, had himself quite a game on May 8th, going 3-3 with two home runs. On both of Sung-heon’s homers, he did bat flips that would have made Yasiel Puig blush. Gif-maker Michael Shamburger says these were more throws than flips, but really, isn’t a throw nothing but a flip with more force?

Hong Sung-heon's bat throw-b

Beautiful. I mean, it obviously violates 4 out of Baseball’s thousand unwritten rules, but still.

Hong Sung-heon's bat throw-a

Brian McCann has bought a plane ticket to Korea. [@MYKBO via Deadspin]

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