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The Fake-Bunt-Swing Looks a Lot Cooler When You Hit a Home Run


There aren’t a ton of legitimate trick plays in baseball.

There are a few, of course, and the best one, by far, is the fake bunt swing. With the infield drawn in and everyone prepping to crash the plate, one (even weak) swing of the bat can result in enough contact to put you on base.

But if you manage to get ahold of one …


Well, anything’s possible.

You just have to go from this:

To this:

And, you know, make enough contact to send it flying over the left-center field wall … but that’s not too hard, right?!



Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami writes about MLB at Baseball Is Fun. You can find him on Twitter @Michael_Cerami.