Stock photo of a young baseball player running the bases. (Photo credit: KeithJJ / Pixabay.com)
Photo: KeithJJ / Pixabay.com
Photo: KeithJJ / Pixabay.com

WATCH: 3-year-old baseball player's slow-motion 'run' to home plate goes viral

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According to ABC News, Lennox Salcedo, a 3-year-old who plays for a pony baseball league in Walnut, California, has become a viral sensation for his hilarious response to his coach's instructions "to run home as fast as he can."

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Naturally, Lennox did the exact opposite, delighting parents and other spectators. A video of the adorable moment, posted Sunday by Twitter user @TabbyRodriguez, has been viewed more than 5 million times.

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