MLB Players’ Pearl-Clutching Home Run Celebration Goes Viral

Texas Rangers superstars Joey Gallo and Nomar Mazara have gone viral after sharing an intimate double-crotch grab to celebrate a home run on Sunday.

The pearl-clutching incident went down in the second inning when Gallo hit a home run that plated his teammate, Mazara.

When Gallo rounded the bases and made it back to home plate, the two celebrated with some low fives before grabbing a handful of each other’s crotches, reports TMZ.



TMZ notes that “neither player was asked about the secret handshake after the game — but sure seems like this was a planned deal between the two.”

Here’s the celebration from another angle:

Twitter had mixed reactions to the unique celebration: