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Every now and then something happens in sports that reminds us all that sometimes those Nike and Gatorade commercials can be real.

If you didn’t see what Josh Hamilton did last night at the MLB home run derby, you missed out.

A former first round draft pick in 1999, Josh left baseball to concentrate on drugs and alcohol, came back to baseball to play with the Texas Rangers, made the All-Star game this year, and had a 71 year old volunteer from his childhood in Cary, NC throw to him during the home run derby. Oh, and then he set the record with 28 home runs in the first round.

Yankee stadium was chanting his name and only booed when Big Papi came out to talk with him (You gotta love NYC fans).

Congratulations to Josh on his road back and WOW, thank you for the show.