This college ballplayer celebrated his walk-off home run with an atmosphere-scraping bat flip
Elon Musk recently made news when he sent his cherry red roadster into space. Justin Neo of Hillsborough Community College just tried to do the same, with the difference being he used his bat instead of a car and the only rocket power came from his arms.
With the score knotted at 3, Neo came to the plate and, as if he was in the Matrix (you know, because of his name), smashed the baseball out of the park to give the Hawks the victory. It was then time to unleash the bat flip:
Hawks win on another walk off HR 6-3!!! @JustinNeo_51 Player of the game Justin Neo! #letitfly @Hillsball @AndrewFabian260 @im_Ronnierich2 @HCCFL @jucoroute @PBR_JUCO @PBRFlorida pic.twitter.com/bd8RlOVGI8- HCC Baseball (@BaseballHCC) February 11, 2018
Fortunately for Neo's teammates, they managed to avoid the bat on its way down, though they may want to wear their batting helmets onto the field the next time the slugger sends one out of the park. You know, just to be safe.