Enrique Hernandez beat the extreme heat in Anaheim by taking batting practice shirtless
Those not in Southern California often imagine the region as something of a dream -- perfect weather, all the time, every day, nonstop.That may be an idealized version of the reality of living there, but it's not too far from the truth. It does tend to be warm and sunny much of the year.
Right now, though, it's reached otherworldly levels of summer heat. First pitch for Friday's Dodgers-Angels game came with an on-field temperature of 108 degrees -- no, seriously.
Everything is fine. https://t.co/U3pftloPbV— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 7, 2018
Pants became shorts before the game:
Sun’s out. pic.twitter.com/WvBIFWsvCG— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 7, 2018
*Walks outside* pic.twitter.com/G5SQUPFh3J— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 7, 2018
He felt it so much, in fact, that he and
When it's 108 degrees in Anaheim, I think it's ok to take your shirt off right? pic.twitter.com/o5pledLAlU— FOX Sports West (@FoxSportsWest) July 7, 2018
That's one way to beat the heat.
This type of display is nothing new to Hernandez, of course, as he's no stranger to showing off when the moment strikes: