Bartolo Colon has defied aging – and, at times, gravity – for the past three seasons with the New York Mets, all effective, and all in his 40s.
Sadly for the Mets and their fans, the jolly righty known as ‘Big Sexy’ is off to join the Atlanta Braves for 2017.
So tonight, they offered a sendoff video tribute to Colon with his greatest hits in New York. It’s quite a video:
We became sexier because of you. pic.twitter.com/Y7979qTnOz
— New York Mets (@Mets) November 18, 2016
It’s hard to imagine Colon, who turns 44 in May, offering half as many highlight reel moments in Atlanta, but here’s hoping he tries.