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GIF: Prince Fielder: Flopping for Gold!

FielderBellyFlop

A League Championship Series may seem like an odd time to train for an Olympic event three years away, but Prince Fielder is looking to make history. The Tigers first baseman is hoping to win a gold medal for the U.S.A. in the newest Olympic swimming competition, the belly flop.

He got caught off of 3rd base, and decided that was as good a time as any to give it a shot:

FielderFlop

(GIF via @SBNationGIF)

9.0, 8.8, 8.7, 8.9, 7.4.

7.4? It’s that damn Russian judge again. Better practice up, Prince. Luckily this wasn’t in actual water or a tidal wave would’ve hit downtown Boston.

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