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Ben Revere did a somersault at home plate, but it was so much more than that

The Phillies defeated the Nationals 3-2 on Monday, with Ben Revere scoring what would ultimately be the winning run on a Jimmy Rollins single. Revere employed the rarely seen somersault-slide, to great effect:

He got some pretty great reviews:


Even if some others were tepid:


It almost looked like he could defy the laws of physics:


Which was cause for celebration:


-- Dakota Gardner /

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