Today's example of "When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong" takes us to an SEC softball field, where a crucial lack of attention to detail came at a high and embarrassing price.
Bailey Hemphill belted a home run in the third inning of Monday's softball game between Alabama and Ole Miss. Except, a home run requires the hitter actually touch all four bases and, as you'll see below, Hemphill forgot one of them. Ole Miss didn't.
Alabama softball player hits homer but misses the plate and gets tagged out. Don't be celebrating home runs when it's in the 3rd inning pic.twitter.com/yeLScUIeoS
— The Baseballers (@The_Baseballers) May 2, 2017
Alabama lost the game, 5-4.