VIDEOS: Five fun outfield cannons in honor of Yoenis Cespedes

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Tuesday night, A's left fielder Yoenis Cespedes uncorked the mother of all recovery throws to nail a runner at home plate. Here it was for those who wanna stay here and watch all these videos at once:

So, in honor of Cespedes' throw, let's take a look at five similarly unbelievable throws from the outfield. Let us note here that the purpose isn't to rank these or proclaim them the five best. It's a non-comprehensive grouping of readily available videos to post on the Internet while still timely.

First up, the great Roberto Clemente, in Game 6 of the 1971 World Series when he was 36 years old:

Speaking of the World Series, how about Joe Ferguson from Game 1 in 1974?

No outfield throw collection is complete without Bo Jackson ...

... or Vladimir Guerrero:

And, finally, my vote for the most impressive of these. Jose Guillen with some serious lunacy:

As Hawk Harrelson would say, mercy!

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Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last five World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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