Turner's homer ignites Team USA's victory in World Baseball Classic
Trea Turner has played a critical role for the United States by hitting a total of five home runs in the tournament in the World Baseball Classic Final against Japan.
Trea Turner with Lee Seung-yuop of South Korea, who hit five home runs in the first edition of the WBC in 2006, for the most home runs hit in a single edition of the tournament.
Turner needs one more RBI to tie the WBC's single-edition record of 12. He's currently at 11 after hitting a homer against Japan in the second inning.
Turner's impressive resume includes being one of MLB's fastest runners, with a top speed of 22.7 mph and the fastest sprint speed of all players in 2021 at 30.7 ft/s.
Turner crushed a 428-ft homer in the bleachers at loanDepot park for his first hit. Later, his second homer of the game drove in three runs, sealing the win for Team USA.
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