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Willie Harris Hits Inside-The-Park Home Run

Willie Harris completed an inside-the-park home run in the Washington Nationals' 8-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves. It was the second in team history, first since May 12, 2007, and first ever by the team in Nationals Park.

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If you're looking for the video, you can view it here. But more interesting than the video, is hearing Willie Harris himself describing the play. Samuel Chamberlain of TBD.com has the quotes:

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"I'd been hitting the ball pretty good and during the at-bat I was just thinking, 'stay up the middle'. I just happened to get a good pitch to hit, and I thought 'this could be [home run] number 10.' I saw it bang off the [center field] wall and I was like 'Man, I've got a shot here.' Then I hit third and saw [third base coach] Pat Listach waving me home, and I was like, 'Are you serious?' ↵

I didn't want to go [home]. The piano jumped on me around third [base], and I was worried about a potential play at the plate. Luckily it worked out for us."

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