The setting: a tense and tied do-or-die Game 5 matchup between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Texas Rangers. Then something historically bizarre happened — which we won't get into right now, but the Jays were down and ish was tense.
Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer. And he kissed it off with the greatest bat flip of history, we and historians would say.
Here it is again if you'd like to be reborn:
And, idk, people kind of reacted to it I guess.
On a...sexual level.
#JoeyBats became a trending topic in Canada, and all of Canada became lit.
If you were watching, here's an exclusive angle of the bat flip you might have missed: