GIF: Reds' Billy Hamilton goes 1st-to-3rd on tapper back to mound

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Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton is, as you may have heard tell, rather fleet of winged foot. Since in this space we have previously used the timeless medium of the GIF at Mr. Hamilton's expense, let us now wield it in the service of heaping praise upon him.

Joey Votto is about to hit a tapper back to the mound against Francisco Liriano of the Pirates, and Mr. Hamilton is about to go from first to third on -- let us repeat ourselves -- a tapper back to the mound. We tell stories, but we do not tell lies ... 

Difficult to achieve!

Hamilton would soon thereafter score on a 5-3 fielder's choice, in large part because Billy Hamilton is good at assigned base-running tasks and duties. 

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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