The Royals made some big plays Sunday to sweep the Angels in the American League Division Series, but none was more surprising than Billy Butler’s stolen base.
Butler, the designated hitter nicknamed “Country Breakfast,” is not known for his speed, to say the least. His last stolen base was July 5, 2012.
But somehow he managed to steal second in the third inning of one of the most important games in Royals history.
He then celebrated by impersonating Jarrod Dyson’s engine-revving dance move.
The occasion was so rare, Butler took the stolen base home.
One fan celebrated the steal by making a spur-of-the-moment sign.
Another compared Butler to a cheetah.