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  • Hiroshima Carp Catch Of The Year – The Sequel (Video)

    Hiroshima Carp Catch Of The Year – The Sequel (Video)

    During the first week of August,¬†Masato Akamatsu of the Nippon Professional Baseball League’s Hiroshima Carp sprinted up the left center field wall to rob a home run and put in his submission for one of the greatest catches ever made on Earth. Almost three weeks later, a Hiroshima Toyo Carp center fielder is seen robbing […]

  • Masato Akamatsu Makes The Greatest Home-Run-Saving Catch Ever (Video)

    Masato Akamatsu Makes The Greatest Home-Run-Saving Catch Ever (Video)

    Last season when Dewayne Wise climbed the center-field fence to rob Gabe Kapler of a home run, many considered it to be the greatest home-run-saving catch ever.¬† While the grab was an impressive one, much of that label could be attributed to the timing of the catch, which took place in the ninth inning with […]