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Sure, proper sliding technique is all about getting low and trying to beat the tag, but, counterpoint: pretending to be an airplane—like the following baseball child did this weekend in Villa Altagracia, Dominican Republic—is infinitely cooler.


The catcher seems to reach behind his back and tag his flying opponent in time to get the out, though the umpire called him safe, probably because he was too mesmerized by the leap.

Staff writer, Deadspin

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