The New Best Place For A Home Run Derby: An Aircraft CarrierBarry Petchesky6/19/12 1:15pmFiled to: Minor League BaseballHome Run DerbyHome run derbiesAmerican military mightSouth atlantic leagueCharlestonNewsStadiums9EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink This morning I lamented that our country is falling woefully behind in the "playing sports where sports aren't meant to be played" arms race. Several readers were quick to point out that I was wrong, and America continues to rock faces. Yesterday, the Class A South Atlantic League held the first round of their home run derby, in which players launched balls off the deck of an aircraft carrier. U-S-A! U-S-A!