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Brandon Belt's home run, explained with lasers

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How fast did it leave the ballpark, how far did it go, and how many times can you watch it?

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Really, a 475-foot homer isn't necessarily a stop-the-world event. They happen a few times in every season. It was the way it looked, dang it. The trajectory and where it landed. It was, aesthetically, the best homer of the year, and I'm not sure if it will be topped.

Here's how it looks after StatCast got its nodes on it:

Still pretty, but now we understand it just a little bit more.