Giancarlo Stanton, the statuesque slugger for the Miami Marlins, just became larger than life. Literally.
The 6-foot-6-inch Stanton has grown to -- get this -- 19 stories.
That’s the size of his silhouette on the side of Miami’s Intercontinental Hotel, which will be in full display from Friday through Tuesday as part of All-Star week festivities.
An image of Stanton swinging a bat will replace that of the dancing girl, which normally graces the side of the Intercontinental.
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Stanton will be trying to defend his title in the Home Run Derby on Monday and was selected as a reserve for Tuesday’s All-Star Game at Marlins Park.
Those attending Fourth of July events in Miami on Tuesday might have caught a glimpse of the silhouette when it was put through a trial run in advance of All-Star week.