Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/10/12
The legend of Billy Hamilton is growing every day. The Reds prospect is already turning heads at the minor league level because of his blazing speed and ridiculous amount of stolen bases. Now, he's adding to the stories with his reasoning. "It's the Dew," Hamilton said, according to Yahoo! Sports. That's right. Hamilton, who has 104 stolen bases already this season for Class-A Bakersfield, credits Mountain Dew for his incredible ability to swipe bags. "There's something about Mountain Dew that gets me amped up," Hamilton reportedly said. "I feel like if I drink Mountain Dew, everything in my body gets...

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