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Crosby blasts batting practice home run at PNC Park

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We all know what Sidney Crosby can do on the ice, but on Wednesday afternoon the Penguins captain displayed his all-around athletic skills by hitting a home run at PNC Park during batting practice with eight of his fellow Penguins teammates.  

Stepping into left-handed batter’s box a la Pirates rookie slugger Pedro Alvarez, Crosby smashed the fifth pitch he saw off the base of the wall in right center field not far from where Alvarez delivered his game-winning hit on Tuesday night.

As soon as the ball left Crosby’s bat, Dupuis knew what Crosby’s near miss meant.

"We are going to be here all day if he doesn't put one out,” said Dupuis half-jokingly.

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