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Ellicott City Man Pays $100 to Give Chris Davis Record-Setting Home Run Ball

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On Friday, Orioles slugger, and limited edition ice cream flavor, Chris Davis hit his 50th home run of the season, tying the club record. (It also gave the lead to the O’s, who would go on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3, keeping wild card hopes alive, but I digress.)

He hit the home run at Rogers Stadium in Toronto, and held out little hope that anyone in the stands would return the landmark ball to him, but an Ellicott City man was determined to do just that, whether he caught the ball or not.

Chris Davis Home Run Watch: Number 37

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If you were downtown on Sunday, that loud CRACK you heard was Chris “Crush” Davis hitting his 37th home run against the Toronto Blue Jays and tying Reggie Jackson’s 1969 American League record for the most home runs hit before the All Star break. (In 2001, Barry Bonds hit 39… with some, um, chemical assistance.) That also makes four games in a row in which Davis has homered. The man is unstoppable!

Watch Every Single One of Chris Davis’s Home Runs, All At Once

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I don’t know about you, but I was feeling a little blah this morning. And then I saw this gif-montage of every single one of Oriole Chris “Crush” Davis’s home runs from the 2013 season. (More on Baltimore’s newest hero here.) Now I feel better. Anyone got anything I can smash? (Via Baltimore City Paper)

 

So, Who Is This Orioles Player That Everyone Is Freaking Out About?

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Chris “Crush” Davis has been an Oriole since 2011, but it’s really only this year that people have come to realize just how rad this guy actually is.  Case in point:  that photo above. Oh wait, and this one, too:

But who is this guy who’s setting the internet aflame even as he’s helping the Orioles trounce the Yankees in three straight games and spurring all sorts of playoff dreams?

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