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Trevor Story homered while falling down as part of a 1,380-foot, three-dinger day

Bad things tend to happen when you lose your balance while swinging a bat. Usually, you'll just badly miss the pitch. Maybe if you're lucky, you'll make weak contact. If you're Trevor Story, you'll hit the ball 459 feet.
Wait, what?
That's what happened when Story and the Rockies took down the Giants on Wednesday night, 5-3. In the first inning, Andrew Suárez threw a slider that hung right in Story's wheelhouse. The bad news was that he fell down. The good news was that he destroyed it:

Even though Story ended up sitting on home plate, the ball sailed over the left-field bleachers and onto the Coors Field concourse. That kind of power can only be described as ludicrous.
Story is actually the second hitter in less than a month to fall while hitting a homer -- Anthony Rizzo somehow did the same thing on Aug. 21 against the Tigers:

Clearly, the sluggers still need lessons in balance from the true masters of this art: Adrián Beltré ...

... and Andrelton Simmons:

Story had to admit that he thought of Beltre when he fell to the ground on his homer. "That first one was a little bit different," Story said to's Owen Perkins. "I've never fallen down like that. On a swing-and-miss for sure. It was a two-strike count and I wasn't really trying to hit a home run. I was just trying to hit something hard.
"I guess it was cool, because Beltre was one of my guys growing up, and that was definitely his thing. Mine definitely wasn't as smooth. I pretty much fell on my face. That was special." 
Study up, boys.
Of course, Story's ability to hit a ball 459 feet while stumbling to his feet does beg the question: What happens when he makes similar contact and doesn't fall down? Well, he offered a resounding answer to that in the bottom of the fourth with a truly titanic shot:

Yes, you read that correctly -- Story's 30th long ball of the season went 505 feet, setting a new Statcast record. He later crushed a 416-foot shot for his third homer of the game, giving him 1,380 feet of dingers on the day.
Those absolutely qualify as eye-popping numbers.