Mookie Betts is quite the role model for young baseball players.
The Boston Red Sox right fielder’s signature “hip shake” now is being imitated by players at the 2019 Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.
Despite the language barrier, the Mid-Atlantic team from Elizabeth, N.J., was captured showing the players from Chofu City, Japan how to break out Betts’ signature move following an extra-base hit.
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Betts has drawn plenty of interest among young ball-players. The four-time All-Star came in fourth behind Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez, Los Angeles Angels’ star Mike Trout and former New York Yankee Derek Jeter in the voting for Favorite Baseball Player at this year’s Little League World Series.