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Listen to Toronto's French language broadcast go nuts over a Russell Martin home run

While Russell Martin was born in East York, just outside Toronto, he grew up in Montreal and spent some time in France with his mother. All of which is to say that Martin speaks French, and speaks it very well:

So it's only fitting that a Russell Martin home run -- like, say, his game-winning dinger in Toronto's 5-3 win over the Rays on Sunday -- gets not just a great home run call, but a great French home run call. And, thanks to Quebec's TVA Sports, that's exactly what it got: Click on the video above to take the whole thing in, and discover just how enthuastically a man can shout the word "Russell!"