You don't normally think of pro athletes as graceful, but this moment reminds me more of ballet than baseball. Each player has a great expression. I wonder why their team names on the uniforms are in English?
Lotte Marines second baseman Daisuke Hayakawa, center, slides into second safely before Rakuten Eagles shortstop Naoto Watanabe (2) treads on the base after fielding a grounder in the second inning of their game in Sendai, northern Japan, Saturday, May 19, 2007. The Marines beat the Eagles 12-4. At right is second baseman Tatsuya Shiokawa.