Batter Up! Minor League Baseball Player Hits Home Run, Smashes Windshield on His Own Car
A minor league baseball smashed a ball out of the park for a grand slam Sunday, but putting a damper on dinger was the fact that the ball landed on his own car, shattering the windshield.
Gateway Grizzlies outfielder Brandon Thomas was at bat with the bases loaded when he cracked the long home run out of the stadium in Sauget, Illinois.
Thomas proudly rounded the bases without realizing that the ball landed on his car windshield in the parking lot, smashing the window.
Sports broadcaster Sam Levitt took the photo of the cracked windshield and posted it on Twitter.
The former New York Yankees prospect didn’t seem to mind the damage. After the game he tweeted: "definitely worth it," when he saw the damage.
The before and after from last night lol still can't believe this really happened pic.twitter.com/nlBK1tfFpo— Brandon Thomas (@brandonthomas6) August 22, 2016
He also posted: "Still can’t believe this really happened," with video of his hit and a photo of the cracked window.
The Grizzlies eventually won 17-6, much of it thanks to Thomas' grand slam.