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Little leaguer tumbles out of batter’s box after facing a wicked nasty curveball (GIF)


During Little League World Series action on Thursday, Puerto Rico was taking on Panama.

A pitcher for the Puerto Rican squad thew an absolutely sick curveball. And while the ball started up around the head area, it nevertheless cut back towards the plate after making a nasty dive.

The initial trajectory of the ball caused the poor kid on the Panamanian team to turn away from the nastiness, so much so that he tumbled. And tumbled. And tumbled some more before finally regaining his balance, if not his composure.

GIFs via Business Insider:

Yowsers. While you gotta feel sorry for the poor kid victimized by such a sick pitch, it is pretty hilarious to watch.