Great Moments in Leg Kicks: Darryl Strawberry

It’s an art, isn’t it, hitting a baseball. It’s poetry. See the ball, hit the ball, yeah, sure, but it’s so much more than that. Not that I’d know, or anything, but to the trained baseball observer, which, clearly, I am, it’s obvious. In order to send a baseball 400-plus feet, you’ve got to put your entire body into it.

That’s where the leg kick comes in. The leg kick is crucial. Essential. And Straw’s was beautiful.

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That is one beautiful effing baseball card.