He's got a great stroke but the ball was fouled off! Samurai sword master Isao Machii performed a stunt where he used his weapon to slice a 100 MPH fastball in half.
Machii stood 30 feet in front of a pitching machine and waited for the ball. When it was launched, Machii diced the ball with a quickness. He removed the sword from its sheath and attacked.
This video was originally posted to YouTube in 2015. For some reason, it is trending today. Enjoy. What's the best you've done in the batting cage?