Baseball prospect goes viral with trick shot YouTube video

March 10, 2012 in Baseball, Best of YouTube, Sports by Kevin Smart

All of us here at are currently sober enough to realize that the spring season is upon us. And with that, sprouts the beginning of a new baseball season – America’s pastime – the great sport that infuses bats, balls and beer.

Major League Baseball is currently two weeks deep into spring training, a beautiful time of the year when young, aspiring ball players vie for the attention of big league scouts any way they can.

In the world of , trick shots are nothing new. Putting together an edited series of trick shots and posting them on YouTube — not new either. But something that is refreshing, is a 24-year-old baseball prospect, who is currently on the roster of the San Diego Padres Single-A minor league organization, who goes the extra mile to put together a very impressive video showcasing his unique accuracy and power with a baseball bat.

The man of the hour is . His video has finally gone viral after sending numerous Tweets to anyone that would take the time to watch. We noticed, Conor. Well done!

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Here’s another video of Connor Powers at the Cape Cod League Home Run Derby. Spoiler alert – he wins! You can follow Connor on Twitter here and follow here.

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