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Canales wins homerun derby

August 8, 2012

LET THE BIG CAT PURRRR—Drexel Canales, affectionately known as "The Big Cat" by players and friends, recently won the BPA World Series Home Run Derby in Peoria, Illinois. Starting with 30 competitors, Canales had six homeruns in 10 swings including a blast of over 300 feet. The Big Cat, representing the Fort Wayne Stars Academy, sealed the derby crown when he hit five more dingers in a play-off round. The 12-year-old slugger went 4-8 in the tournament competition and the team finished 1-2 losing to the 2011 WS champs. (Photo provided)

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The Big Cat is awesome on

November 22, 2012 by JoeyFelton (not verified), 2 years 9 weeks ago
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The Big Cat is awesome on that performance. He really deserve the title and the prize. Congratulations Big Cat and the whole Fort Wayne Stars team. I'll give away marquez vs pacquiao 4 tickets as prizes for your good performance in the game. Congratulations once again.

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