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This umpire leaps tall buildings, baseballs in a single bound

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It's unclear if anyone stretches with as much enthusiasm as professional ballplayers, but it's rare that an umpire gets the chance to demonstrate his own flexibility. Watch how Manny Gonzalez reacted when a Sean Rodriguez double came screaming down the third-base line on Wednesday:

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Possible explanations:

-Major League Baseball recruited Gonzalez straight out of his college's varsity yoga team (that's a thing, right?).

-The ball and his right pantleg both contain tiny, powerful magnets that forcefully repel one another.

-Manny is a budding mutant superhero, soon to be taken in by Professor Xavier.

-He's about to start a rumble with the Jets.

Umpire moves

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