Japanese high school player brings a lot of swagger to the batter’s box

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Japanese high school baseball player has unique batter's box routine
Thursday July 23rd, 2015

Baseball is a very traditional sport, so even relatively minor things like bat flips, and staring down a home run are viewed as showy, but one high school baseball player in Japan has thrown humility by the wayside for his batter's box routine.

The hitter approaches the box with an impressive show of bat control that he must be hoping hypnotizes the pitcher into throwing him something good to hit.

Then after every pitch our hero does a little dance that would have most major league pitchers seeing red and scorekeepers preparing for a HBP.

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