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‘May the Fourth Be With You’ Takes On A New Spin In Japanese Baseball League

Undoubtedly if you leave the house today, you are going to hear the term “May the Fourth be with you,” a variant of the popular Star Wars catchphrase “May the Force be with you.”

Star Wars fans all over the world will celebrate the day by watching their favorite movies from the series, as well as sending the “May the Fourth be with you” greeting to family and friends. Some fans around the world even celebrate the day with parties.

The “May the Fourth” catchphrase kicked off in a fun way on Monday, as a batter playing in a Japanese league sent what was described as a “Luke Skywalker-esque shot into the crevice.” It turned out to be a long shot to right field that has to be seen to be believed.

Here’s a tweet with the video of the ball going into the crevice, much to the shock of the fans in attendance.

Written by Matt Loede

Matt has been a part of the Cleveland Sports landscape working in the media since 1994 when he graduated from broadcasting school. His coverage beats include the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Cavaliers. He's written three books, and won the "2020 AP Sports Stringer Lifetime Service Award."

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