Giancarlo Stanton is a monster. A vicious, unyielding, physical monster. I mean that in the most fawning sense. I could want the guy hit dingers all day.
And he could hit dingers all day, and not duplicate what he just did:
That baseball was so destroyed that it went 504 feet, which is a Statcast era record:
— #Statcast (@statcast) August 7, 2016
Stanton swings so hard and with such authority that his backswing almost knocks himself backwards (which is kind of an adaptation of the old riddle: can Giancarlo Stanton swing so hard it could knock down even Giancarlo Stanton?).