Anyone who has played baseball knows there is a lot more that goes into each game than the actual nine innings in which it’s played. It takes energy and preparation to be successful, and batting practice is a part of virtually every team’s pregame routine.

That includes the Navy Midshipmen, but with a twist: once batting practice concludes, the Navy pitching staff rushes to take down BP equipment as soon as possible. It’s quite a sight, as they're trying to break their own record. Take a look:

What started as a joke has turned into a pregame ritual for Navy. The Midshipmen are an impressive 38-12-1 on the season.

Joe Boozell has been a college basketball writer for NCAA.com since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, FOXSports.com and NBA.com. Joe’s claim to fame since joining NCAA.com: he’s predicted the correct national championship game twice… and picked the wrong winner both times. Growing up, Joe squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene. You can imagine how that went.

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