The Winning Hit

© John G. Clifford Jr

<b>The Winning Hit</b>

Uploaded: May 18, 2008


Sigma SD14, Sigma 300/4 APO, 1/400 @ f/5.6, ISO 100

(May 18, 2008) - Jose Lopez connects with the ball to knock in two runs, putting the Seattle Mariners in the lead at the bottom of the 8th inning. The Mariners would hold that lead for the next half-inning, defeating the Padres 3-1.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: SIGMA SD14


Charalambos Beslemes May 19, 2008

Nice timing here. Well done #924138

Sharon Sawyer May 20, 2008

I'm glad you captured this image, John. Being an ole softball veteran "connecting with the ball" has entered my head many times as I've pondered this month's theme. Jose nailed this one and so did you !!!! #5949092

John G. Clifford Jr June 02, 2008

Thanks, Charalambos, but it was really a matter of luck.

Sharon, when I saw the monthly theme this came to my mind, also. They don't call it 'connecting' for nothing!


Dennis Flanagan November 30, 2008

A truly rare shot this season (a mariner winning hit). Thankfully, there's always "next year". :-) #6831641

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