He can hit a jumper, but can he hit a slider?

Before his Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game outside Dallas on Saturday, Dirk Nowitzki stepped into the batters box to take a few cuts. He probably won't be joining the Texas Rangers anytime soon, but seeing as he has a huge strike zone (he's seven feet tall) and baseball isn't popular in Germany, he wasn't that bad.

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Dirk might be better suited as a pitcher. His height would give him an advantage on the mound, plus he's proven he can throw heat.

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