Alex Rodriguez Faces Toddler Baseball Prodigy In Hitting Contest

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A former Bronx bomber squared off in opposition to a child bomber on Tuesday.

Alex Rodriguez appeared on “The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon” Tuesday the place he obtained right into a soft-toss hitting contest with Asher Willig, a 22-month-old baseball prodigy.

Whereas it appeared as if the matchup of a participant who juiced with one other who has most likely solely drunk fruit juice may seem a bit of one-sided, Fallon made certain to even out the competition. A-Rod needed to bat lefty and likewise use the identical tiny bat that Willig used.

The 42-year-old was in a position to smack eight hits in 30 seconds, but it surely wasn’t sufficient to win.

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Willig stepped as much as the plate and was in a position to knock by way of 9 hits to defeat the previous Yankee.

Rodriguez celebrated Willig’s win and even went to proclaim him a “future Yankee.”

Willig beforehand went viral for his early superior hand-eye coordination, which has allowed him to showcase his hitting energy at such a younger age.

The toddler is the son of former minor eaguer Cory Willig, whoregularly shares movies of his son, usually highlighting the stunning hitting energy of the boy who’s awaiting his second birthday.

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