Everyone's favorite third person to play Gregor Clegane and one of the strongest and most ridiculous-looking men in the world, Hafthór Björnsson, stopped by the Phillies' pregame activities Friday to do all sorts of things and generally look unbelievably menacing in a Phillies uniform. Here he is hanging out with not-exactly-large-person Ben Revere:
He got in the cage and took some hacks:
Crushing somebody's head on Game of Thrones is easier than hitting a baseball. The Mountain hacks. pic.twitter.com/9Acr5dYJAk— Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) May 15, 2015
Here he is manhandling Jeff Francoeur:
And here he is picking up and completely terrifying the Phillie Phanatic, before calmly doing knee raises with the rest of the team:
#TheMountain picks up the #Phanatic and then does some casual stretching with the team. pic.twitter.com/h06WUHCMBW— Phillies (@Phillies) May 15, 2015
#Phanatic had no chance. pic.twitter.com/EtmtCVQPoE— Phillies (@Phillies) May 15, 2015
The Mountain from @GameOfThrones took BP with the @Phillies and made a new friend: http://t.co/NRuPKUW8nO pic.twitter.com/PO1jepWnI4— Cut4 (@Cut4) May 16, 2015
Opponents, obviously, are a little worried.
.@Phillies We're going to play THAT?— #VoteDbacks (@Dbacks) May 15, 2015
It's OK, though, because the Phillies have a modest proposal!
.@Dbacks Instead of baseball tonight, trial by combat?— Phillies (@Phillies) May 15, 2015
Dear Diamondbacks: DON'T ACCEPT THAT CHALLENGE.
Dear Phillies: DEFINITELY SIGN THIS GUY.
Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson. He is The Mountain on Game of Thrones. pic.twitter.com/zWE7lluw6w— Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) May 15, 2015
(h/t Sporting News)