grand slam

Bodybuilder strips down to Speedo and makes college baseball game a whole lot more interesting

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He may not have thrown a strike, but everyone seems to agree that Naotaka Yokokawa’s first pitch scored a grand slam nonetheless.

The 28-year-old bodybuilder recently stepped up to the mound to open a game between the Orix Buffaloes and the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks.

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To the tune of the Village People’s “Macho Man,” the bodybuilding champ gave the crowd something to cheer as he stripped down to nothing but a Speedo and sneakers.

So what if the ball went wildly off course?

 

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“I love baseball,” Yokokawa wrote on Instagram, adding that the experience was “a dream come true.”

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“It would have been cool to have a strike,” he also shared, “but it would be Naotaka Yokokawa who would end up with a big wild pitch.”

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The sporting moment became an instant crowd favorite:

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