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Freddie Freeman's slide into second included a detour into the ump and a quick game of limbo

Over the years, Major League players have come up with all kinds of creative ways to get to a given base. There's the swim slide. The Matrix slide. And of course, the "stop, Hammer time" slide. But during Monday's game against the Brewers, Freddie Freeman dared to go where we're guessing no baserunner has gone before -- namely, straight into the second-base umpire.

Of course, the second-base umpire does not qualify as second base itself, so Freeman then had to add another degree of difficulty and play some limbo to get back to the bag. He was safe, but also needed a minute:

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Join us next time on Big League Slide Adventures, when a runner somersaults all the way home or something.