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21st Apr '17 3:26:31 PM Golondrina
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* Goro Majima, the PsychoForHire rival to Kazuma Kiryu from the first ''Videogame/{{Yakuza}}'' game, in a Joker-like moment (Majima is voiced in the English version by MarkHamill) takes a baseball bat to one of his underlings before Kazuma's first battle with him for not laughing after Majima gets hit in the side of the head with a baseball at the batting cage. In the prequel ''Yakuza 0'', Majima as a playable character has a "Slugger" style that focuses on using a baseball bat to dispatch enemies.

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* Goro Majima, the PsychoForHire rival to Kazuma Kiryu from the first ''Videogame/{{Yakuza}}'' game, in a Joker-like moment (Majima is voiced in the English version by MarkHamill) Creator/MarkHamill) takes a baseball bat to one of his underlings before Kazuma's first battle with him for not laughing after Majima gets hit in the side of the head with a baseball at the batting cage. In the prequel ''Yakuza 0'', Majima as a playable character has a "Slugger" style that focuses on using a baseball bat to dispatch enemies.
8th Apr '17 9:30:59 PM FuzzyBoots
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* In ''Film/LovelyMolly'', a baseball bat is brandished in an early scene when investigating a potential break-in and then makes a re-appearance when the killer uses the same bat to disable one of the residents of the house before killing them.
5th Apr '17 7:42:01 AM Hanz
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* Goro Majima, the PsychoForHire rival to Kazuma Kiryu from the first ''Videogame/{{Yakuza}}'' game, in a Joker-like moment (Majima is voiced in the English version by MarkHamill) takes a baseball bat to one of his underlings before Kazuma's first battle with him for not laughing after Majima gets hit in the side of the head with a baseball at the batting cage. He's more of a KnifeNut than a true bat aficionado though.

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* Goro Majima, the PsychoForHire rival to Kazuma Kiryu from the first ''Videogame/{{Yakuza}}'' game, in a Joker-like moment (Majima is voiced in the English version by MarkHamill) takes a baseball bat to one of his underlings before Kazuma's first battle with him for not laughing after Majima gets hit in the side of the head with a baseball at the batting cage. He's more of In the prequel ''Yakuza 0'', Majima as a KnifeNut than playable character has a true "Slugger" style that focuses on using a baseball bat aficionado though.to dispatch enemies.



** However in the prequel game ''Yakuza 0'', one of his fighting styles focuses on using a baseball bat for hard-hitting attacks.
** Subverted by Tatsuo Shinada in the fifth game. Despite specializing in weapons, as a former baseball player he refuses to use bats as weapons. If he gets his hands on one in a fight, he takes a moment to gaze at it longingly before putting it down on the ground.
* Used in the sequel to ''TheSuffering'', but subverted in that it's [[JokeWeapon exactly as useless as you'd think]] compared to an M-60. (As one walkthrough remarked, "Put down the crack pipe.")

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** However in the prequel game ''Yakuza 0'', one of his fighting styles focuses on using a baseball bat for hard-hitting attacks.
** Subverted by Tatsuo Shinada in the fifth game. Despite specializing in weapons, weapons as well as being a former baseball player he refuses to use bats as weapons. If he gets his hands on one in a fight, he takes a moment to gaze at it longingly before putting it down on the ground.
* Used in the sequel to ''TheSuffering'', ''Videogame/TheSuffering'', but subverted in that it's [[JokeWeapon exactly as useless as you'd think]] compared to an M-60. (As one walkthrough remarked, "Put down the crack pipe.")
30th Mar '17 4:39:21 AM Kahran042
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* ''VideoGame/SlashEM'' features the Bat from Hell, an artifact baseball bat.
30th Mar '17 4:29:01 AM Kahran042
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* Williams and Rowper from ''VideoGame/DoubleDragon'' often wield baseball bats that can be taken away from them and used by the player.
27th Mar '17 6:24:02 AM Adept
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* Related to the above example, this is how ToddInTheShadows and PawDugan get rid of [[spoiler:The Voice of The Ancients]] in ''Webvideo/SuburbanKnights''.

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* Related to the above example, this is how ToddInTheShadows WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows and PawDugan WebVideo/PawDugan get rid of [[spoiler:The Voice of The Ancients]] in ''Webvideo/SuburbanKnights''.
20th Mar '17 6:55:12 AM kyojikasshu
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*** Moe himself believes that baseball was all about this trope. The Sole Survivor can attempt to convince him otherwise, but he'll invariably prefer his version.
22nd Feb '17 6:48:27 PM dmcreif
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* ''Series/LukeCage2016'': In "[[Recap/LukeCage2016S1E3WhosGonnaTakeTheWeight Who's Gonna Take the Weight]]", Luke Cage attacks Cottonmouth's main stashhouse at Crispus Attucks, causing the police to seize all of Cottonmouth's money and Mariah Dillard's name to be dragged through the dirt. [[VillainousBreakdown When we next see Cottonmouth, he's smashing objects in his bar with a baseball bat]], and is still brandishing the bat when Scarfe shows up to deliver Chico's body.

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* ''Series/LukeCage2016'': In ''Series/LukeCage2016'':
**In "[[Recap/LukeCage2016S1E1MomentOfTruth Moment of Truth]]", Zip tries to swing a baseball bat at Luke when he interrupts Zip's gang shaking down Genghis Connie's, but the bat breaks on Luke's durable skin.
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"[[Recap/LukeCage2016S1E3WhosGonnaTakeTheWeight Who's Gonna Take the Weight]]", Luke Cage attacks Cottonmouth's main stashhouse at Crispus Attucks, causing the police to seize all of Cottonmouth's money and Mariah Dillard's name to be dragged through the dirt. [[VillainousBreakdown When we next see Cottonmouth, he's smashing objects in his bar with a baseball bat]], and is still brandishing the bat when Scarfe shows up to deliver Chico's body.
22nd Feb '17 6:47:34 PM dmcreif
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* ''Series/Daredevil2015'': In "Stick", Foggy uses his softball bat to overpower two thugs that attack Karen.

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* ''Series/Daredevil2015'': In ''Series/Daredevil2015'':
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"Stick", Foggy uses his softball bat to overpower two thugs that attack Karen.Karen.
**In "Dogs to a Gunfight," Frank Castle beats a pawnshop owner to death with a baseball bat after [[TooDumbToLive the guy tries to sell him child porn]].
19th Feb '17 3:17:47 AM foxley
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* ''Series/MidsomerMurders'': A cricket bat is used as a murder weapon in "Dead Man's Eleven".

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* ''Series/MidsomerMurders'': ''Series/MidsomerMurders'':
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A cricket bat is used as a murder weapon in "Dead Man's Eleven".Eleven".
** Jones gets knocked out with a cricket bat in "Last Man Out", and killer would have beaten him to death with it had not Barnaby showed up.
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