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High School Baseball Game Features Brutal Home Plate Collision

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Denver High School and Wilton High School competed in the quarterfinals of the Iowa state championship last week. After a scoreless two and a half innings, Wilton’s Cory Anderson belted a drive over the center fielder’s glove. The fielder slipped as he tried to retrieve the ball bouncing toward the wall, allowing Anderson to cruise home for a Little League home run—but not before he trucked the living hell out of the catcher at the plate:


The catcher, Kain Eagle, was taken out of the game. Here’s the collision from another angle:

Eagle was certainly in the baseline, but lowering your shoulder and hitting a guy at full speed is never a good look.

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