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Watch: This little boy scored the most dramatic baseball home run ever, in slo-mo of course

He may not have fully absorbed the advice his coach gave him.

As a batter in baseball running fast is the name of the game. That’s what any good coach would advise, but what if you’re coaching a child with a brilliant sense of humour? A child like the one in the video above.

In a game of little league baseball, a coach informed this young player to run to home base as fast as he could, and, well, let’s just say he did not disappoint. He ran from third base to home base in the most glorious slow motion running he could do, and just as he landed on home base, he dramatically rolled over it.

His cousin posted the video on his Twitter handle with a caption saying, “If any of you need a laugh, the coach told my cousin to run home as fast as he can and he delivered.”

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