RedHawks Hit and Run

In honor of “Leap Day,” I have created a short list of the “Greatest Leaps” in baseball history. The only qualification is either a name or a singular play. They are in no particular order. Feel free to contact me with any others I might have missed: or on Twitter: @okcredhawksjp.

Braves Outfielder Otis Nixon

Cardinals Infielder Ozzie Smith

The Brothers Leiper

Kirby Puckett

Tug McGraw

Ken Griffey, Jr.

E-mailed Additions:

(UPDATED 2/29, 10:55 a.m.)

Emailed leaps from Stu–

  • Yankees’ Lou Pinella in 1977 World Series taking a home run away from Dodgers’ Ron Cey
  • Torii Hunter leaping catch robbed Barry Bonds of home run in first inning of 2002 All-Star Game

(UPDATED 3/2, 9:15 a.m.)




Happy Leap Day!

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