Watch A Slow-Pitch Softball Player Hit The Most American Home Run Ever

Launching softballs into the abyss certainly qualifies as an American activity. It’s a derivation of the United States’ national pastime, with a little extra muscle mixed in for good measure.

But Ryan Harvey, a member of the U.S. slow-pitch softball national team, took patriotism to another level recently when he hit pretty much the farthest home run you’ll ever see while taking batting practice at Tropicana Field.

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It wasn’t just the distance, the height or even the spectacle of making a Major League Baseball park look like a Little League field. It was Harvey’s uncanny ability to plant a softball off a gigantic Old Glory located about 8,000 feet away that just screamed, “America.”

The big red beard was a nice touch, too.

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