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Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 800iso, f4, 1/3200th, Manual
Scottsdale Scorpions outfielder Tim Tebow crashes into the outfield wall as he attempts to catch a fly ball during the fifth inning against the Glendale Desert Dogs during an Arizona Fall League game at Camelback Ranch.

Here are my favorite baseball photos of 2016. Continue on to check them out!

 

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 500iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Strobes
Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer holds a miniature World Series champions trophy as he poses for a portrait during photo day at Surprise Stadium.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 160iso, f7.1, 1/160th, Manual with Strobes
Chicago Cubs pitcher Pierce Johnson poses for a portrait prior to sunrise during photo day at Sloan Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 160iso, f8, 1/250th, Manual with Strobes
Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross poses for a portrait in front of a nice Arizona sunrise during photo day at Sloan Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 100iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Strobes
Chicago Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler (right) photo bombs first baseman Anthony Rizzo as he poses for a portrait during photo day at Sloan Park.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f3.5, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
Fans look on as Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez warms up in the bullpen prior to the spring training game against the San Diego Padres at Peoria Sports Complex.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 250iso, f2.8, 1/6400th, Aperture Priority
Chicago Cubs shortstop Munenori Kawasaki (right) bows with mascot Clark the Cub prior to the game against the Oakland Athletics during a spring training game at Sloan Park.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 640iso, f6.3, 1/250th, Manual
Fireworks go off during the national anthem prior to the Arizona Diamondbacks game against the Colorado Rockies during Opening Day at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Jean Segura flips over after safely sliding into home with an inside the park home run in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 400mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber reacts as he is helped by trainers off the field after suffering an injury in an outfield collision in the second inning against the Chicago Cubs at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt hits a solo home run in the fourth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 2500iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen slides into home plate against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 2500iso, f3.5, 1/8000th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt rounds the bases after hitting a two run home run in the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Chase Field. The Pirates defeated the Diamondbacks 12-10 in 13 innings.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Chris Stewart (left) tags out Arizona Diamondbacks base runner Jake Lamb in the tenth inning at Chase Field. The Pirates defeated the Diamondbacks 12-10 in 13 innings.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 2500iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
Pittsburgh Pirates base runner Francisco Cervelli (right) is tagged out at third base by Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb at Chase Field. The Pirates defeated the Diamondbacks 12-10 in 13 innings.

Canon 1Dx, 300mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson slides safely into second base ahead of the tag by Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Jean Segura in the fifth inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Junior Lake breaks a bat on a ground out against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/2000th, Manual
New York Mets base runner Travis d’Arnaud dives safely into home to score ahead of the tag by Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Welington Castillo in the fourth inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/800th, Manual
A young fan takes a selfie photo with New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes (right) slides into home to score ahead of the tag by Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Welington Castillo in the fifth inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f3.2, 1/1600th, Manual
New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes (left) slides into home to score ahead of the tag by Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Welington Castillo in the fifth inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 800iso, f4, 1/3200th, Manual
Scottsdale Scorpions outfielder Tim Tebow crashes into the outfield wall as he attempts to catch a fly ball during the fifth inning against the Glendale Desert Dogs during an Arizona Fall League game at Camelback Ranch.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 600mm, 800iso, f4, 1/8000th, Manual
Peoria Javelinas pitcher Kyle McGrath of the San Diego Padres against the Scottsdale Scorpions during an Arizona Fall League game at Peoria Sports Complex.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 200iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
Mesa Solar Sox catcher Danny Jansen (left) outfielder Anthony Alford (center) and infielder Ryan McBroom of the Toronto Blue Jays walk past flowers on their way to the stadium prior to the game against the Scottsdale Scorpions during an Arizona Fall League game at Sloan Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1250th, Manual
West infielder Willie Calhoun of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Arizona Fall League Fall Stars game at Surprise Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 320iso, f3.5, 1/6400th, Manual
Scottsdale Scorpions outfielder Tyler Wade of the New York Yankees makes a catch on the warning track against the Glendale Desert Dogs during an Arizona Fall League game at Scottsdale Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 500iso, f3.5, 1/8000th, Manual
Glendale Desert Dogs pitcher Jacob Dorris of the Houston Astros throws a pitch against the Scottsdale Scorpions during an Arizona Fall League game at Scottsdale Stadium.

That wraps up my Best baseball photos of 2016

To see previous years editions click the below links

Best of Baseball 2015

Best of Baseball 2014

Best of Baseball 2013

Best of Baseball 2012

Best of Baseball 2011

Best of Baseball 2010

Best of Baseball 2009

Best of Baseball 2008

Next up are my Best Basketball photos of 2016!


 
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