This could be the quickest home run call of all time
KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 02: Francisco Lindor #12 of the Cleveland Indians hits a three run home run during the sixth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on July 2, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Brian Davidson/Getty Images)
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On Monday night, Indians starlet and best-smile-in-baseball-haverFrancisco Lindor knocked two big flies and drove in seven RBIs in Cleveland's 9-3 win against Kansas City. The first of his two homers was a grand slam that featured what might very well be the quickest home run call in the history of baseball broadcasting.
According to my calculations, it took about 0.62 seconds after Lindor made contact for Indians color commentator Rick Manning to blurt out "See Ya!" Manning spent 13 years hitting in the big leagues, so of course he has super quick reflexes.
Between Lindor, Edwin Encarnacion and Jose Ramirez, it's safe to assume the Indians will be cracking a few more dingers this year. Maybe Manning can get that home run call under 0.50 seconds.