Baseball misadventures in southeast Asia

Wednesday May 15th, 2013

Jordany Valdespin can testify to the consequences of an ill-timed bat flip, but at least he did confirm that he'd hit a home run before doing so. Not so for Jeon Jun-woo of the Korean Baseball Organization's Lotte Giants, who thought he'd struck a game-winning home run…

Eh, not so much. To the amusement of the NC Dinos bullpen, Jeon was so busy hot-dogging that he didn't even realize his flyball had been caught. Props to Dan of MyKBO.net for unearthing this.

Speaking of baseball misadventures in Southeast Asia, check out the latest installment of Manny Being Manny from Taiwan, where he's playing for the EDA Rhinos of the Chinese Professional Baseball League:

intercepted Johnny Damon's relay throw earlier this week Busted Coverage
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