Two Outs, Final Inning, Bases Loaded … Magic

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Two Outs, Final Inning, Bases Loaded … Magic

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Close your eyes. Go on. Think back to your childhood, little-league days and answer this question: What was the all-time dream?

For most – and certainly for me – the dream was hitting a game-winning, two-out, full-count, walk-off home run for my team in the bottom of the final inning. For one Little Leauger, Kenny Rix, that actually happened, and it wasn’t just a home run, it was a walk-off grand slam.

Check it out:

Two outs and the bases loaded. Just like he probably dreamed it.

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Down 7-3 heading into the bottom of the final inning, Massachusetts walked the bases loaded to get to Rix … but they would quickly regret it. With the bases loaded and two outs, Rix hit the ball over the left-center field fence, giving Rhode Island the finals runs they would need to win and inch closer to the Little League World Series – according to Cut4, his team is now just one win away.

And I bet I know who’s the coolest kid on the playground.


h/t Dakota Gardner, Cut4 



Author: Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami is the butler to a wealthy werewolf off the coast of Wales and a writer at Bleacher Nation. You can find him on Twitter at @Michael_Cerami