Not all flashy plays are created equal.
Some impress you right away, but fade from memory later on. Other’s stick with you forever. And still others … I don’t know, do something else. It doesn’t really matter, because none of those examples fit the next play.
This highlight – from Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story – starts out by looking like a pretty standard, run-of-the-mill dive-n-flip special, but as the play develops, it gets more and more impressive – including the pretty nifty transfer from second baseman (and 2014 NL Gold Glover) DJ LeMahieu.
Check it out:
It get’s better every time I watch it.
We we’re thinking the same thing:
What. A. Play. 😯 pic.twitter.com/wpknm3ByEA
— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) March 31, 2017
Oh, and later in the game … some bees, uh, made these ballplayers hit the deck … like, hard:
— Baseball is Fun (@flippingbats) March 31, 2017
The manliest of men.