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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 […]