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Watch Gift Ngoepe almost twist all the way around to make a great leaping catch

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You won't see this kind of back-breaking flexibility anywhere else outside "The Exorcist." In the fifth inning of Friday's Triple-A matchup between the Louisville Bats and Indianapolis Indians, Indians shortstop Gift Ngoepe raced back on Sebastian Elizalde's line drive. Only problem: The ball was flying over his other shoulder. 

Rather than let the ball drop in for a single, Ngoepe did the only thing possible: He leapt and twisted his body like it was made of tangled Christmas lights to make the grab: 

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That's the kind of play you try 1,000 times in your backyard and never pull off. And here Ngoepe is doing it during a game. Watch the full play below: 

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