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Angels' Mike Trout remembers 'The Catch' against Orioles
Angels' Mike Trout remembers 'The Catch' against Orioles

As soon as Mike Trout stepped onto the Camden Yards field for some early work Tuesday afternoon, he made eye contact with Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy, who immediately pointed to the Southwest.com advertisement on the center-field wall. That was where Trout, the Angels center fielder, made one of the more spectacular plays in recent baseball history, sprinting to the warning track, launching his body off the rubberized surface and leaping about four feet above the wall to rob Hardy of a home run on June 27, 2012. “It’s pretty cool — we always have fun with it,” Trout said of Hardy. “I talk to him all the time, and he always brings it up. It’s...

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