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The Amazing Story of the Origin of the High Five

Everyone is familiar with the High Five, but few know how it began. This clip, from ESPN’s The High Five, tells the amazing story of the moment and of the man who gave us the world famous gesture, Glenn Burke. It all happened on the last weekend of the 1977 baseball season. The high five […]

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Viral Videos: Eddie Gordon’s Shining Moment

Eddie Gordon, who was born with Down syndrome, has helped the Timberline baseball program for two years as the bat boy. On Senior Night, the team penciled his name in the lead-off position. When Eddie came up to bat, both teams showed the cheering crowd what true compassion is all about. “Give children at least […]

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Viral Videos: Is This The Greatest Home Run Call Ever?

Professional baseball play-by-play announcers are constantly thinking up creative ways to describe great plays, especially a home run. This commentator may have delivered the “greatest home run call” ever! Here’s his colorful description of former MLB player Manny Ramirez ¬†slammming a homer during a game between the EDA Rhinos and the Brother Elephants. It’s safe […]

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