Watch Cliff Floyd beat the clock with a bevvy of dingers in the MLB Battleground Home Run Derby
Apparently hitting home runs is like riding a bike: You never forget how to do it. Even though a contingent of former MLB stars happened to be in the UK for July 4th, they nevertheless headed to Hyde Park in London to compete in a home run derby known as … MLB Battlegrounds.
Split into two teams -- the Red Sox and the Dodgers -- Floyd, Carlos Pena and Shawn Green were joined by luminaries in the world of cricket like Joss Butler and Alex Hale, as well as softballers like Karla Claudio, to bash dingers at a cricket ground.
In the end, it was Floyd -- eight years after his last Major League game -- that could not be stopped, and it was his Dodgers team that emerged victorious. Here are just some of those dingers that he bashed as the clock ran down:
I guess his pre-Derby trash talking with Carlos Pena paid off: