Dee Gordon shows off his vertical leap with amazing, jumping grab
If you were to ask the average fan, here are the first skills they would say a baseball player needs to have:
- A functioning human body
- Good eyes
- The ability to run more than 30 feet without complaining that "the ole ticker done tickin'."
- Strong stick-swinging skills
- Ability to open and close hand.
- +10 Dexterity
Somewhere around the 231st number on that list may be "excellent leaping skills." On Wednesday night, Dee Gordon proved how wrong everyone was. The second baseman decided to become Air Gordon (get it?) when he robbed Jon Jay of a hit in the top of the fifth:
This should not be surprising considering how much Gordon likes putting the peach in the basket (as all cool NBA fans say):