This Cuban baseball player took a 41-second home run trot

Tuesday March 3rd, 2015

Cuba is apparently not terribly concerned with speeding up the game of baseball. 

Cuban slugger Alfredo Despaigne hit a home run in a game on Monday and took until almost Tuesday to touch the plate. That is only a slight exaggeration. 

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He enjoyed a casual saunter around the bases, in the sort of manner befitting a beautiful day under the Caribbean sun.

It took Despaigne a full 41 seconds to complete his circuit of the bases.

- Dan Gartland

[via Fangraphs]

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