Your Star Wars baseball GIF of the day

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

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This is not particularly new, but it is particularly wonderful. Please do drink deeply of what follows ...

Note that Lord Vader begins with a somewhat forward tilt of the bat, not unlike Gary Sheffield. Of course, he gets his hands back prior to the loading phase and releases his top hand on the follow-through, as advised on occasion by the great Charlie Lau. Either way, that's some serious opposite-field power. To the point of self-immolation, even.

In any event, Extra Mustard notes that this was GIF'd from an old Japanese baseball commercial, so as always our unflinching gratitude goes out to the advertising creatives of the Far East.

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