Billy Hamilton wears 'Speed Kills' cleats, proves it with amazing catch and some stolen bases
Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton knows a thing or two about speed -- after all, he's so fleet-footed he can score from second base on a passed ball.
In Cincinnati's Sunday matchup with the Pirates at PNC Park, Hamilton proved this yet again by wearing cleats emblazoned with the phrase "Speed Kills" -- and then backed up that talk with a steal of second:
He then went on to nab third base as well, and score on a groundout to put the Reds up early, 1-0.
Oh, and by the way, he's also impossibly fast in center field, too. Just look at this far-ranging catch made possible due to his afterburners kicking into gear:
After the game, Hamilton explained to MLB.com's George Von Benko that he wasn't entirely certain he had secured the ball on that catch:
So, what's it like seeing your teammate do things like this so easily? Reds starter Dan Straily had this to say:
Pretty much our reaction, too.