Not since Babe Ruth have we seen a better example of calling your shot than what Yoenis Cespedes did on Monday night. The Mets outfielder walks up to the plate to "Circle of Life" from The Lion King and his walk-off homer went full circle.
It’s hard to tell from this video, but you might notice a man in an animal costume right near where the home run landed. This wasn’t any man in a suit, it was specifically a dude in a Simba costume.
Simba has Cespedes HR ball hit right at him. Can't make this stuff up. Cespedes' walk up song is Lion King theme. pic.twitter.com/wLNwqLDS8I— Brandon Hanna (@BrandonHanna07) August 30, 2016
- Cespedes walks out to "Circle Of Life."
- Wins game with huge home run.
- Ball lands near Simba.
The circle is complete. Shut it down now, MLB players, because nobody is going to call a shot better than this. Wait ... scratch that.
I am challenging you, MLB players. I want you to one-up Cespedes. Here’s how you do this: Come out to "Alexander Hamilton" and have your walk-off caught by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
(h/t Cut 4)