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Manny Ramirez crushes home run for Taiwan's EDA Rhinos

Former MLB star Manny Ramirez poses for media

Former MLB star Manny Ramirez poses for media with an honorary baseball bat and new team jersey after signing a short-term contract to play on the EDA Rhinos in Taiwan's professional baseball league in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. (March 12, 2013) (Credit: AP)

Believe it or not, 40-year-old Manny Ramirez is still being Manny -- just in Taiwan.

Ramirez, the new star of the EDA Rhinos, came up with a man on and no one out in a 2-2 game in the top of the 11th inning against the Brother Elephants. The former big-leaguer belted a home run to left field to go up 4-2. The announcers went crazy, and Manny, being his old quirky self, took for-ever to round the bases and touch home.

Have a look for yourself:

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