Report: Patriots' Rob Gronkowski wins celebrity home run derby

Tuesday July 10th, 2012

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski won a celebrity Home Run Derby in Buffalo on Tuesday by hitting 12 home runs in the two-round competition, reports the Boston Globe's Steve Silva.

Gronkowski drilled eight home runs in the finals to beat out Buffalo Bills CEO Russ Brandon, a former college baseball player. Other players in the event, which came before the Triple-A Home Run Derby, included Buffalo Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta, Bills running back Fred Jackson, Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly and actor Nick Bakay.

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