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How Popular is Ninja? Entire Minor League Baseball Team Impersonates His Famous 'Pon Pon' Dance Between Innings

by DG Goldstein

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Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins has reached the world of baseball with an entire Minor League team impersonating his 'Pon Pon' dance which can typically be viewed while playing Fortnite: Battle Royale.

Although he began his career as a professional Halo player, Ninja has reached new heights within the gaming community in recent months after switching to a full-time career in content creation.

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It is hard to argue against the claim that he is now considered the 'Face of Twitch,' with his presence overflowing from the gaming community into the mainstream after a collection of different endeavors.

He has been present on television broadcasts, major podcasts, and has even hosted his own Fortnite: Battle Royale tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, along with breaking various records on Twitch,

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His notoriety has apparently reached the likes of professional baseball, with the Columbia Fireflies, a Minor League affiliate of the New York Mets, impersonating Ninja with his famous 'Pon Pon' dance as a pitcher warms up between innings.

The Tweet is apparently their largest to date, with over 861k views, 2k retweets, and 19k likes at the time of writing.

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With Ninja appearing to show no signs of slowing down anytime soon, it can only be theorized how large and well-recognized he can get in the future.

More information on Season 4 of Fortnite: Battle Royale, Ninja's favorite game, can be viewed right here.