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Madison Bumgarner gets both cheeks into a swing

Madison Bumgarner gets both cheeks into a swing

Fred Hofstetter on September 3, 2017

Madison Bumgarner hit a very long home run, and Mike Krukow offered a curious throwaway comment to explain its distance.

Yadier Molina pretending to not notice Madison Bumgarner’s flexing glutes.

Madison Bumgarner, pitcher, hit a very long home run against the St. Louis Cardinals.

To which Giants’ color man Mike Krukow commented:

“Well, you talk about getting both cheeks into a swing…”

This raises a question – do baseball players squeeze their butt cheeks to increase their power? Charts and graphs coming.

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