Huntsville, Ala. (WHNT) - Huntsville Stars second baseman Nick Shaw is one of the more successful hitters on the team. The leadoff man has 60 hits this season and is fifth on his team in on-base percentage. There is, though, one unusual quirk he has every time he approaches the batter's box.
Shaw jogs into the box and always stays in motion when he awaits the pitch. He then steps out and jogs back in with every hurl.
It's one of the more unusual approaches to hitting and the Stars make sure to give Shaw a hard time about it.
"I don't think he realizes he does it. I'm like dude, you do this whole foot thing, you don't look ready to hit, he's pretty much the only thing I make fun of him about, but he's a weird guy," said Kentrail Davis, Stars outfielder.
"Our hitting coach always makes fun of me, he says I'm the squirrel from Ice Age, drinking a Red Bull, getting all crazy but I think that's the way I've always played," said Nick Shaw, Stars second baseman.