GIFs: Billy Hamilton's bunt single is ridiculous, incredible, lovely

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Reds center fielder/purveyor of hasty feats Billy Hamilton against the Pirates on Friday night (GameTracker) authored a bunt single that is quite possibly unlike any bunt single you've ever and never seen before. Please bear slack-jawed witness ... 

My, my. My, my, my, my, my.

Let's have a look at this -- back and to the left, back and to the left -- from a different angle ... 

I can think of a not-insubstantial list of players who, should they attempt a mid-flight arabesque such as this, would see their groins detach and soar into the parking lot. For Billy Hamilton, though, this merely falls under the growing sub-genre of Billy Hamilton's Routine Miracles. 

Oh, moments later, he'd score on a cleanly handled double off the wall. 

Thank you, Billy Hamilton, for playing this, our baseball.

CBS Sports Writer

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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