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Jimmy Rollins doesn't break Babe Ruth's mark

Updated: June 28, 2011, 7:11 PM ET
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Babe Ruth's mark is safe.

Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins didn't break the Guinness Book of World Record mark of "longest batted ball" by Ruth's 575 feet in 1921.

Rollins, using a composite bat made with fiberglass and other materials, hit one 463 feet in downtown Philadelphia out of more than 50 pitches from his team's bullpen coach Mick Billmeyer in front of more than 3,000 fans as part of a stunt for Red Bull.

"I knew it was going ...

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