Weekend Bat-Flip Coverage: Jose Constanza

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Jose Constanza just hit a two-run single. Was the resulting bat flip a celebration of this feat, or was it an unsuccessful product of him trying to fling his bat into the stands — giving an adoring fan a memento? We may never know.




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Sam P
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Sam P
2 years 8 months ago

The next frame shows Brian McCann stopping him before he gets to first, right?

Juan B
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Juan B
2 years 8 months ago

This hasn’t gotten old.

TKDC
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TKDC
2 years 8 months ago

If only the Braves would do things the right way, which is of course purposefully hitting a player on the other team with a fastball and then claiming with a wry grin that it was an accident.

Dan Ugglas Forearm
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Dan Ugglas Forearm
2 years 8 months ago

I think if you choose to take Jose Constanza seriously, the joke’s on you.

tz
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tz
2 years 8 months ago

If the bat and ball weighed the same, this would be a great visual on the law of Conservation of Momentum

Free Bryan LaHair
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Free Bryan LaHair
2 years 8 months ago

what about Salvador Perez’s bat flip trip? it was marvelous…

Saul
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Saul
2 years 8 months ago

This reminds me of Breaking Bad.

badger
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badger
2 years 8 months ago

totally

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