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Pet Peeve: Meaningless Walk-Off Celebrations

Published by on April 25, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Kevin Youkilis just hit a home run over the Green Monster seats in the 11th inning to win the game for the Red Sox over the Yankees, 5-4.
Upon smacking his game-winning home run, Youkilis flipped his helmet off his head as he rounded third, then jumped into his teammates at home plate. It was a scene straight out of the ALCS, except it was April 24. Game 16 of the regular season.

In the grand scheme of things, it was a meaningless game in comparison to a postseason game, or a game that decides the wild-card. So why act in a manner that makes you a target in future games, Mr. Youkilis?

Now we understand why Joba Chamberlain has buzzed this guy a few times, and even plunked him in the head last year. And this out...

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