David Denson of California Clinches the 7th Annual Power Showcase Championship
David Denson, (Covina, CA) won perhaps the most dramatic Power Showcase Championship in our seven-year history, and he did it in record-breaking display at Marlins Park In Miami.Denson blasted 3 mammoth 500+-feet Home Runs in the prelims Saturday including a record-breaking 515 foot shot off the video board above the upper deck in right-center!That alone sent shockwaves immediately via social media around the baseball world. And that only set the stage for a frenzied crowd and Twitter and Facebook-fest that followed in the Finals Sunday.
After the tie, Naylor lead-off with 5 swings in the Power Showcase Swing-Off. Denson followed and left no doubt. He hit 4 HRs in four swings.Denson totaled 9 HRs in regulation and the Swing-off. His beaming smile was as big as the crowd’s approval of his success.Players and fans rushed the field to take pictures and seek autographs.David Denson had a day and week that ballplayers for generations could only dream about in a backyard home run derby. And he did it in new, spacious Miami Marlins Park at the 7th Annual Power Showcase.