Monday, April 28, 2014

Dee Gordon: Not Quite As Fast As Billy Hamilton

Dee Gordon's 13 stolen bases this year rank first in the majors, ahead of the Mets' Eric Young Jr. (12) and the Reds' Billy Hamilton (9, tied for third with four others). But Gordon's speed still pales relative to Hamilton (by 0.02 seconds, according to the Score's watch), as this animation shows time to the first base bag:

In case you want to see the clocking, here's Gordon's time, in a gif:

And here's another speed demon on the bases, with a gif which I never tire of seeing:

Hat tip: Deadspin


Fred's Brim said...

I can't stop watching the first animation

Hideo Nomo said...

Go, Prince, Go!


Cliff Beefpile said...

That Panda gif still slays me.