October 16, 2015 10:00 am
Updated: October 16, 2015 5:55 pm

Toronto Blue Jays fan gets huge Jose Bautista bat flip tattoo

WATCH ABOVE: The tattoo artists behind the Jose Bautista bat flip tattoo that has gone viral discuss how it all came about.


TORONTO – Jose Bautista’s monstrous bat flip during Game 5 of the American League Division Series (ALDS) Wednesday night will forever be immortalized on social media, and now for one fan, on his body.

Less than 24 hours after Bautista’s “bat flip seen round the world,” one fan rushed out to get a tattoo of the epic moment.

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

Toronto-based tattoo artist Scoot Mason posted an image of his work on Instagram showing off his latest piece of art.

“Had a real fun times tattooing this today! …. @bluejays @joeybats19 winning home run #fyink #scootink #bluejays #cometogether,” Mason wrote on the image sharing site.

Bautista caught wind of the ink and reshared it on his own Instagram account.

“I have heard and seen some crazy stuff in the last 24 hours but this one takes the prize home!” Bautista wrote.

John Tory tries his hand at bat flip WATCH: John Tory tries the bat flip, but doesn’t work out quite as well as Jose Bautista

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

In this Oct. 23, 1993, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays’ Joe Carter celebrates his game-winning, three-run home run in the ninth inning of Game 6 of the World Series in Toronto.

AP Photo/Mark Duncan

Perhaps the fan should also get ink of Carter’s “touch ’em all” moment.

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