With the Little League World Series starting today, one of the stories that came to the forefront was the size of Japanese player, Kotaro Kiyomiya.
Kotaro is only 13-years-old but stands over 6 feet tall and weighs over 200 pounds. He is also a pitcher for the Japanese squad.
During an opening round match against Curacao, Kotaro accidentally hit Curacao's Ceddanne Rafaela with a pitch right in the batting helmet:
For those of you wondering how fast that pitch was going if it was thrown in Major League Baseball, it was 99 miles per hour.
(Courtesy of Sports Grid)