Giancarlo Stanton Crushed by MLB Fans for Swinging at Laughably Bad Pitch

This was not a good look for the Yankees’ designated hitter.

It's not often that you can turn on a Major League Baseball game and see a player do something that you could easily do. Baseball at the professional level is a very a hard sport and the majority of us would look silly if we ever got the chance to play in a game.

But thanks to a swing by New York Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton during Tuesday night's loss to the Baltimore Orioles, fans everywhere were able to feel a sense of commonality, as New York's designated hitter whiffed on a pitch that was nowhere near the strike zone.

Seriously, any of us could have done this:

That's not the best of looks for Stanton.

MLB fans had fun ripping him:

Andy Nesbitt


Andy Nesbitt is the Assistant Managing Editor of Audience Engagement at Sports Illustrated. He works closely with the Breaking & Trending News Team to shape SI’s daily coverage across all sports. He has been working in sports media for over 20 years, appearing on Fox Sports, For the Win, The Boston Globe, and NBC Sports. He’s a golf fanatic who desperately wants to see the Super Bowl played on a Saturday night.