General manager Billy Eppler rose from his seat in rapturous joy when he got the phone call telling him Shohei Ohtani wanted to join the Los Angeles Angels.
When Eppler attempted to sit back down, he missed his chair completely, sprawling onto the floor.
Ohtani has inspired strong reactions ever since the world became aware of the Japanese star's formidable talent as both a pitcher and a hitter.
Now that the Angels have landed such a coveted prize, they can't wait to see who else he can knock over.
The Angels formally introduced Ohtani on Saturday, one day after the franchise won the baseball-wide competition for his services.
A lively crowd gathered...