Whenever it is that Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth walks away from the game of baseball, don’t be surprised if you find him on Dancing with the Stars shortly after.
The big bearded Nat showed off some super smooth footwork on Wednesday night during a second base steal. When it was clear the throw had beaten him to the bag, Werth popped out of the slide early, kicked his leg back, and danced around the tag to arrive safely at second.
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After the game, Werth told reporters he named the move “the Old Whoop-Dee-Do”. Of course, he's not first one to pull out some flashy magic on a baseball field. Which bit of baseball sorcery do you like more: Werth’s slide or this faux throwback by Todd Helton?