Dirk Nowitzki ready for more baseball

May, 18, 2012
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The basketball season might be over, but Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki isn't done with sports until fall. For one day in late June, for charity, Nowitzki is partnering with the Heroes Foundation for the 2012 Heroes Celebrity Baseball Game.

Of course, it won't be the first time he picks up a bat and/or ball. Check out that above clip to see the 7-footer take a hack. And don't forget...

Dirk NowitzkiRonald Martinez/Getty ImagesThe wind-up...
Dirk NowitzkiDoug Pensinger/Getty Images...and the pitch...
Dirk NowitzkiRonald Martinez/Getty Images...and -- wait. Did Dirk travel back in time? Or is this pic from a 2003 game, and the others 2011?
Patrick Dorsey is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. He has worked for the Web and newspapers. He also played in one Division-III golf tournament (he shot 105).

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