The outfield wall learned not to get in Billy McKinney's way when he's chasing a fly ball
Playing left field, McKinney ranged back on a hard-hit liner off the bat of
If that's not maximum effort and maximum determination, I don't know what is. Running face-first into the wall chasing a fly ball can't feel great, nor is it something an outfielder wants to do ... but you gotta do what you gotta do to make the play, as they say. Aaron Rowand knows what I'm talking about.
Maybe next time, the wall won't try to stop McKinney, because we all know that won't work.
Adrian Garro joined MLB.com in 2016. Throughout his travels, both Bartolo Colon and Vin Scully have placed their hands on his shoulders. Not at the same time, though. That'd be amazing.