Video: Billy Hamilton's speed compared to Deion Sanders

Your browser does not support iframes.You don't need a stopwatch to realize Billy Hamilton is incredibly fast. A simple "eye test" is all that is needed to determine his exceptional gift.For the sake of fun and debate, Greg Amsinger, Harold Reynolds and Mike Lowell teamed up on MLB Network earlier this week to break down Hamilton's speed. One of the guys they used...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tales of Billy Hamilton on the basepaths are wondrous

CINCINNATI -- The question to Billy Hamilton was a flippant one, a question just to generate a few laughs and nobody expected the shocking reply. "Does everybody in your family have the same speed trait?" he was asked. Hamilton smiled broadly and said, "Oh, yes. My two sisters are very fast. My older sister, Felicia, beats me all the time. But not now. She just had...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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WATCH: Reds CF Billy Hamilton is ridiculously fast

Tweet The Cincinnati Reds have big plans for speedy center fielder Billy Hamilton. So big, Cincinnati let 2013 All-Star and fan favorite Shin-Soo Choo walk in free agency to open up a spot for Hamilton to play everyday. Hamilton started the season off on a slow note, but he put his next-level speed on full display Wednesday against the St. Louis Cardinals. The sequence that...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Another look at Billy Hamilton's first stolen base of the season

Your browser does not support iframes.It didn't come until the ninth game of the regular season, but rookie speedster Billy Hamilton finally notched his first stolen base. It came in the top of the fifth inning in Wednesday's game against the Cardinals when Hamilton slid into second base without a throw. If you watch closely, you'll notice that St. Louis pitcher Shelby...
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Reds OF Billy Hamilton is Probably the Fastest Man in MLB

It's already a well-known fact that Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton is one super fast dude. He proved that in the minors when he stole bases at a rate that would almost make a psychiatrist diagnose him as a kleptomaniac. But how fast is he? Is he the fastest in guy in MLB?via TwitterAfter watching him tag up and make it home on a sacrifice fly that only went to shallow right field...
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Reds’ Billy Hamilton Scores On Sacrifice Fly To Shallow Right Field (Video)

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton showed off his impressive speed in Wednesday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals by scoring on a sacrifice fly hit to shallow right field. Even though the ball was caught just about 20 feet beyond the infield dirt, Hamilton decided to go for it and beat the throw as he slid into home plate. Cincinnati won the game 4-1. Check out Hamilton’s...
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Don't run on Yadi? Reds' Billy Hamilton thinks otherwise

ST. LOUIS -- After watching Reds rookie Billy Hamilton run all over the Cardinals Wednesday afternoon, perhaps it is time to re-consider how to define speed on the baseball field. How about this: There is fast and there is Billy Hamilton. And Billy Hamilton was on full display in the Reds' 4-0 victory at Busch Stadium. Start with this: He stole two bases in two attempts with...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Billy Hamilton score on a pop out to second base

This scoring play won't look extraordinary in the box score. But anyone who witnessed it can attest otherwise.Seen here is Billy Hamilton doing what Billy Hamilton does, which is wreaking havoc on the base paths, and causing opposing defenses to squirm at his unprecedented speed.As you can see, the 23-year-old somehow manages to score on a pop up near second base in the Reds...
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WATCH: Billy Hamilton makes a run happen

One of the big conversations taking place in baseball right now concerns whether or not Billy Hamilton is going to hit enough to stick as an actual long-term regular. It’s a justifiable worry, because Hamilton didn’t exactly tear up the minors, and he hasn’t looked fantastic in his limited exposure to the majors. We won’t […]
Via Fangraphs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Speed demon! Billy Hamilton rockets home on shallow sac fly

When Billy Hamilton gets on the bases -- watch out. The Reds 23-year-old center fielder has gotten off to a slow start this season, hitting under .200 and missing time with a jammed finger. But there was nothing sluggish about his fifth inning during Wednesday's game vs. the Cardinals. Hamilton put on a clinic in base-running, stealing second, advancing to third on a Brandon...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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