We should treasure every time Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon has to take an at-bat. Baseball's giving us a present. Last night's game against the Braves was a special treat, as Colon swung so hard that his helmet flew off of his head. Yes, there's video.
We also have a GIF:
And finally, a lovely photo:
This might be the greatest photo ever taken... Bartolo Colon "hitting" (Adam Hunger, USA TODAY Sports) | pic.twitter.com/brD6YdG5DQ
— Andrew Vazzano (@AVSNY) April 20, 2014
Colon was 0 for 2 with two strikeouts, and hasn't recorded a hit since 2005, but hey, he's probably breaking that slump this season. (This is based off of nothing but our desire to watch Bartolo Colon run.)