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Frustrated D-III Pitcher Resorts to Brutal Tackle After Wild Pitch

Published by on March 4, 2013

When all else fails, just blow that baserunner up like a linebacker taking down a running back trying to score. 

This video features a more rare baseball play, as a pitcher who can't seem to find the zone takes out the opposition with a flying tackle. 

The benches obviously clear. 

Deadspin has more information on what seems to be a textbook hit—you know, if these guys were actually playing football. 

The pitcher from Berry College throws a wild pitch after the Hendrix College batter, Matthew Simmons, calls timeout. Granted, he called it a little late, which is a tad annoying, but that is no excuse for what comes next.

Even Kenny Powers would think what happens after that is a little over the top. The pitcher tosses a wild pitch and the runner on third sets off towards home, at which point the pitcher no doubt thinks "Screw it" and decides to annihilate this Hendrix baserunner. 

He goes...

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