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2013 Golden GIFs: Bat Flip Nods

We unrolled the preliminary batch of this year’s Golden GIFs nominees on Thursday, but there’s more business to take care of: namely, paying tribute to 2013’s finest moments in bat flippage. Below are the nominees, in two separate categories, for Bat Flip GIF of the Year. As always, additional nominations are welcome via comment.

BEST BAT FLIP – MUSICAL OR COMEDY

Yasiel Puig’s Single

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Jose Constanza’s Single

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Josh Donaldson’s Popup

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Jeon Jun-woo’s Flyout

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Prince George’s First Flip (directed by David G. Temple)

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BEST BAT FLIP – DRAMA

Prince Fielder

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Daniel Vogelbach

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Yasiel Puig

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Juan Uribe

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Johnny Monell

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David Ortiz

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Wil Myers

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