Today is the 7th anniversary of the famous Jose Bautista bat chuck for the Blue Jays. You know it without even looking at it.
I tend to think, if the playoffs proceed a certain way for the Phillies, we’re going to remember the Rhys Hoskins bat spike for a long time, too. This is something:
That is easily one of the most aggressive – but most fun – bat-related celebrations I’ve ever seen. A huge homer, in a huge series, off a great pitcher, in front of the home crowd. I get it. I like it.
And then, just for good measure, Bryce Harper homered later in the inning just to help make sure this lead holds up and the Hoskins bat spike stays part of the lore: