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Homewood teen hits bombs in national home run derby

They used to call Jhames Holley III “Little Hurt” with a nod to former Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas, who was known as the “Big Hurt.” He eventually grew too big for any moniker with the world “little” in it, so now they call the Homewood 13-year-old “Hurtcules.” 

Whatever his nickname, Holley turned some heads in the World Power Showcase home run derby and 15U All American game last month at the Marlins’ loanDepot Park in Miami. 

“This is the best thing I’ve been to. I haven’t been to . . .

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