VIDEO Inside Park Home Run Flip: LSU Player Flips Over Catcher

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on May 17 2013 10:41 AM

Earlier this week LSU senior outfielder Raph Rhymes completed one of the more remarkable and rare plays in baseball.

With the Tigers up 4-0 in the bottom of the sixth inning against Ole Miss, Rhymes pounded a ball into centerfield and it scooted behind the Rebels outfield.

He raced around the bases and was sent home by the third base coach, with a play at the plate all but certain.

Ole Miss catcher Stuart Turner moved up the third base line for the relay throw, blocking Rhymes way. Rather than dipping his shoulder the 24-year-old tripped and then flipped over Stuart for the inside the park home run.

The video below shows the play in its entirety.

Rhymes was named a first-team all-American and the 2012 SEC Player of the Year after leading the country with a .431 average. He was drafted in the 30th round of the 2012 draft by the New York Yankees.

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