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Dee Gordon Takes Pitch Right-Handed to Honor Jose Fernandez, Then Hits Home Run (Video)
In the very first at-bat since the death of 24-year-old Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, Dee Gordon took a pitch right-handed to honor the late pitcher, then switched to left-handed, and proceeded to hit a home run to right field.
— FanSportsClips (@FanSportsClips) September 26, 2016
For real, the saddest thing I’ve ever seen pic.twitter.com/ZTYuqgLxZJ
— connor (@ConIsles) September 26, 2016
Jose Fernandez tragically passed on early Sunday morning during a boating accident.