Found May 10, 2013 on The Sports Post:
Chris Davis undoubtedly crushing another ball. (Credit) Is there anything better to watch than a home run? The way the pitcher puts all of his force behind a pitch that he has full confidence in to sneak by the hitter’s bat and land in the catcher’s mitt. And then, the hitter meets that forceful baseball with some extra force of his own and the bat and ball are united in a romance that not even Shakespeare could duplicate. The ball soars through the air in that “no-doubt-about-it” kind of way, as the crowd rises to their feet to make sure they get the full opportunity to marvel. There are some great things to watch on a baseball diamond, but for me, nothing tops the thrill of a home run. This is why we celebrate power hitters so much more than other players. Why players like David Ortiz, who may have never had a career in the MLB if it weren’t for the DH position, are more coveted than players like Rey Ordóñez, who won three gold gloves in his nine-year career. This infatuation w...
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