Independent league player crushes his own truck windshield with grand slam

Brandon Thomas of the Frontier League's Gateway Grizzlies had quite the night on Sunday. In the midst of a 17-6 win over the Joliet Jammers, Thomas hit a grand slam. He later discovered that ...

Yep, he got his own windshield. That's something that doesn't happen in The Show. For his part, Thomas wasn't too worried about it:

Must have insurance. Good man.

On the season, Thomas has 11 homers and 42 RBI. He's was formerly under Yankees team control -- they drafted him in the eighth round out of Georgia Tech in 2013 -- but is playing Independent ball this season, as the Frontier League isn't affiliated with MLB or the minors.

Hat-tip: SB Nation

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