Video: James Spann takes batting practice with the Birmingham Barons

ABC 33/40 Chief Meteorologist James Spann taking batting practice with the Birmingham Barons at Regions Park, Wednesday, September 4, 2013. (

ABC 33/40's Chief Meteorologist James Spann took a timeout from Twitter Wednesday to take a few swings of the bat with the Birmingham Barons.

Wearing his normal attire of slacks and suspenders, Spann donned a baseball helmet and swung away at some pitches. The weather guru actually looked quite comfortable at the plate, making solid connection on a couple of hits. But if you ask us, he shouldn't quit his day job.

Watch the video of Spann hacking away at Regions Park above. Mobile users:{} Click 'Full Site' to see embedded video.