The 10 best Bartolo Colon GIFs

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05:  Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets strikes out swining in the third inning against the Baltimore Orioles on May 5, 2015 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

America's favorite portly pitcher turns 44 years old today: Bartolo Colon.

Bart may be struggling this year but we still love him. His unbridled joy on the field and penchant for self deprecation is truly inspiring. On this momentous day, it's best to honor him with 10 GIFs that capture his essence. 

’Forever Young' a very silly birthday video tribute to Bartolo Colon and Bob Dylan

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