This side of a train wreck refers to the effect an object has on impact (i.e., a speeding train hitting a car; a bullet hitting a target).
Like players in the dugout watching the winning run soar out of sight refers to baseballs players / the baseball soaring over the fence (out of the playing field) resulting in an automatic home run. They won the game! They are filled with joy and so they express that physically (dancing, jumping, hugging).
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