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Fordham Shortstop Becomes Internet Sensation After Amazing “Flip”

Published by on April 21, 2010

When Brian Konwacki came to the ballpark (more like the somewhat functioning baseball/football field) at Fordham University, one can only doubt that he had any idea what was in store for him.

Heck, he wasn't even in the starting lineup, and was only inserted into the game because the Fordham bats were ice cold against the worst team in the MAAC, the Iona Gaels.

After being put into the game Konwacki reached base three times. However, all of them were hard fought, seeing as he was hit by the pitch all three times. So when Chris Walker singled up the middle, you better know that Konwacki was just a little fired up to get back at the team that caused him so much pain.

A fielding error out in center forced the third base coach to send Konwacki even though he was dead meat at the plate. However, Konwacki was able to dodge the tag in literally the only way he could. A flip in the air, and a perfect two handed landing on home plate to give Fordham an 11-9 lead after entering the inning down 9-3. 

The play was recorded via a videocast of the game in horrible quality, and audio is credited to a local station, WFUV.

However, the v...

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