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Kickball: Ricky Laforge, 'New York Shower Hammers' Player, Scores Amazing Game-Winning Run (VIDEO)

06/13/2012 12:49 pm 12:49:02 | Updated Jun 15, 2012

It was the kickball run heard 'round the world.

In extra innings at the Pennsylvania Kickball Classic, a kickball tournament in Harrisburg, Penn., Ricky Laforge of the "New York Shower Hammers" scored the game-winning run by somersaulting over the ball and reaching home plate, just before a player from the opposing team could tag him.

But the play didn't go uncontested. A player from Deja Vu Dynasty, opposing team, disagreed with the referee on the call. And as the slow-motion replay shows, it was very close. Even the guys on ESPN's Around the Horn couldn't come to a consensus on the call.

Since being posted to YouTube, the clip has made its way around the Internet, showing up on Deadspin, ESPN, Bleacher Report and Barstool Sports.

BuzzFeed, naturally, created a GIF of the play.

According to Deadspin, after the team won the quarterfinals game, the Shower Hammers went on to win the entire tournament.

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