Found March 08, 2012 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:

Despite hitting for a .338 batting average and adding eight dingers for the San Diego Padres Single-A affiliate the Fort Wayne TinCaps, the odds are highly stacked against reaching the Show. But, Connor sure put on an unusual show in this trick shot video produced by his buddy Jack Cascio.

When you think trick shot videos, you probably think about the old Larry Bird-Michael Jordan McDonald's "off the scoreboard, off the rafters, nothing but net" commercial. Or maybe you think of a kid throwing a football at targets. But this one makes those two look amateurish.

Powers appears to use special, uh Powers, to hit a baseball at targets...with a bat. It's pretty unreal. The critics out there will say "yeah, but he probably spent all day filming this." And it may have taken a while, but it doesn't take away from the degree of difficulty.

Propers to Hot Clicks' Jimmy Traina


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  H/T to my colleagues from Prep Baseball Report Illinois for tweeting a link to this video earlier today.  Connor Powers was the 2006 PBR Illinois Player of the Year and currently plays in the San Diego Padres organization. Subscribe to The Golden Sombrero by Email window.dctile = Number(window.dctile) + 1 || 1; window.dc_ord = Number(window.dc_ord) || Math.floor(Math...
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