Mets’ Noah Syndergaard didn’t cause Empire State Building lightning strike

Tuesday July 26th, 2016

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A thunderstorm rolled through the New York City-area on Monday, with the rains causing a good bit of damage while the shower broke up several says of high temperatures in the region.

In the midst of the weather a bolt of lightning found its way to the Empire State Building, resulting in some amazing video as well as a tongue in cheek plea of innocence from Noah Syndergard, aka “Thor.”

Syndergaard, of course, is not actually the Norse god of thunder and lightning, but is actually just a regular human who is very good at throwing baseballs.

The exceptional video of the iconic skyscraper being struck during the storm was captured by Henrik Moltke of The Intercept.

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