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Freeman's son shows off his home run celebration

His game is nearly complete
@CF_Larue
May 9, 2020

Last time we checked in on Freddie Freeman and his son, Charlie, we saw the slugger take his son deep. The incident may have annoyed some unlucky neighbor who probably ran over the ball with his lawnmower the following week, but it certainly didn't annoy Charlie. The youngster couldn't contain

Last time we checked in on Freddie Freeman and his son, Charlie, we saw the slugger take his son deep. The incident may have annoyed some unlucky neighbor who probably ran over the ball with his lawnmower the following week, but it certainly didn't annoy Charlie. The youngster couldn't contain all the joy bubbling up inside of him.

In the interim, Freddie seems to have transitioned to hitting off a tee and into a net. Certainly, this marks a positive development for the safety of the neighborhood. More importantly, Charlie has started hitting dingers of his own and he even has a celebration worked out for when he goes yard, which he ends by sliding like he scored a goal in soccer.

Now, we've long known that Charlie had some skill with the bat. Even with a pacifier in his mouth, he was hitting line drives so quickly that the person placing balls on the tee could barely keep up.

Now that Charlie's grown into some power, it's only a matter of time until he's giving his dad a taste of his own medicine and knocking one of his practice pitches over the trees and into some yard down the block.

Eric Chesterton is a writer for MLB.com. He is an appreciator of the stolen base, the bunt against the shift and nearly every unconventional uniform design. He eagerly awaits Jamie Moyer's inevitable comeback.