You might remember back in July we brought you the tale of Hwang Jae-gyun and his tremendous bat flip. It’s right there, at the top. Note his sense of dramatic timing, his coiled, arching, yet nonchalant flip. This here is a man who knows how to flip a bat.
Here’s Anthony Rizzo at Cubs BP this afternoon:
You knew it was coming. As soon as Jose Bautista flipped his bat halfway to China like he was the baddest man alive—because he had just hit a three-run homer and because he WAS the baddest man alive—you knew the Rangers would have some takes.
For Hwang Jae-gyun’s 21st home run, he held his bat out for a good four seconds before finally flipping it and trotting the bases. The Lotte Giants third baseman made sure the ball was fair so as to not squander such an excellent bat flip.
Sad about the news that Yasiel Puig is going to cut down on his bat flips? Then it’s time to watch more Korean baseball. This is Doosan Bears outfielder Kim Jin-hyung hitting his first career home run against the KT Wiz today, and then firing his bat away like he’s trying to murder somebody with it. If…
South Korea beat Chicago's Jackie Robinson West in the Little League World Series Championship 8-4 today. It featured a pretty solid bat flip from Dong Wan Sin (above) and also a really cool bit of sportsmanship after the game (below).
Bat flips for everyone! These are two little leaguers for the South Korea team bat-flipping their asses off against Puerto Rico today. The first one is a little more about the hands than bat flip, but the second one is textbook. They both happen to be on outs, but that doesn't matter, one of the all-time great bat…