It’s a well-documented fact that baseball pants are ideal for showing off a player’s assets, but it’s rare to see those assets perform at the very highest levels of athletic performance.
In a clip from a recent Oakland A’s vs. Tampa Bay Rays game, player Sean Murphy shows this assleticism at its best.
Murphy was at bat and when a pitch deviated more than a little from the goal, he popped his derrière with surgical precision to collide with the ball and score a free base.
Here it is in slow motion:
After capturing Twitter’s attention and racking up hundreds of thousands of likes, the clip lived on with some creative edits:
I hate myself so much for laughing so hard at this.
— Austin (@AustinPlanet) Apr 12, 2022
Felt like something was missing pic.twitter.com/U8riuHnYoq
— Karaoke Khonshu (@StevSkabino) Apr 12, 2022
One entranced viewer even felt compelled to write a poem about it:
I wrote a poem about this field called 99mph Assball pic.twitter.com/tu6CDyzAKV
— bradypoems (@bradypoems) Apr 12, 2022
— Erica Batton (@LadySammych) Apr 12, 2022