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Jose Bautista drops mic on ALDS with ‘bat flip seen ‘round the world’

WATCH ABOVE: Jose Bautista drops mic on ALDS with epic bat flip.

Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista dropped the mic on the American League Division Series (ALDS) Wednesday night with a “bat flip seen round the world.”

Bautista, also known as Joey Bats, crushed a three-run homer in the seventh inning of Game 5 of the ALDS, putting the Blue Jays ahead of the Texas Rangers 6-3. The 34-year-old outfielder highlighted his handiwork with a monstrous flip of the bat.

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Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista hits a three-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the  American League Division Series against the Texas Rangers in Toronto on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.
Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista hits a three-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Texas Rangers in Toronto on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Chris Young/ The Canadian Press
Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista hits a three-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Texas Rangers in Toronto on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.
Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista hits a three-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Texas Rangers in Toronto on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in Game five of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 14, 2015 in Toronto.
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in Game five of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 14, 2015 in Toronto. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays watches his three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in Game 5 of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 14, 2015 in Toronto.
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays watches his three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in Game 5 of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 14, 2015 in Toronto. Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays throws his bat up in the air after he hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in Game 5 of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 14, 2015 in Toronto.
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays throws his bat up in the air after he hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in Game 5 of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 14, 2015 in Toronto. Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays throws his bat up in the air after he hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in Game 5 of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 14, 2015 in Toronto.
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays throws his bat up in the air after he hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in Game 5 of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 14, 2015 in Toronto. Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images
Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista flips his bat in the air while celebrating a three-run home run in front of Texas Rangers catcher Chris Gimenez during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series in Toronto on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.
Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista flips his bat in the air while celebrating a three-run home run in front of Texas Rangers catcher Chris Gimenez during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series in Toronto on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press
Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista flips his bat after hitting a three-run home run against the Texas Rangers during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series in Toronto on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015.
Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista flips his bat after hitting a three-run home run against the Texas Rangers during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series in Toronto on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015. Frank Gunn/ The Canadian Press
Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista celebrates a three-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Texas Rangers in Toronto on Wednesday, October 14, 2015.
Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista celebrates a three-run home run during the seventh inning of Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Texas Rangers in Toronto on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrates with teammates after he hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in Game 5 of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 14, 2015 in Toronto.
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrates with teammates after he hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in Game 5 of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 14, 2015 in Toronto. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

“I can’t really remember what was going through my mind, to be quite honest with you,” Bautista said after the game. “After I made contact … I just enjoyed the moment, rounded the bases, got to the dugout. And after all the guys stopped punching me and hitting me is when I kind of started realizing what had happened.

“I knew I did something great for the team at the moment of impact because I knew I hit that ball pretty good, and I gave us the lead in a crucial moment so I was happy to do that,” Bautista said.

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It was Toronto’s first home playoff win since Joe Carter’s home run secured the 1993 World Series, and the homer (and bat flip) will arguably go down as one of the biggest moments in Blue Jays franchise history.

Bautista’s moment will forever be immortalized on social media, as many fans took to Twitter moments after the outfielder’s “Hall of Fame bat flip.”

Here’s a look at some of the reaction:

However, some of the Rangers had issues with Bautista’s flip.

Meanwhile, back in Toronto:

with a files from The Canadian Press

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