One Mets Fan Wasn’t Exactly Thrilled With Bartolo Colon’s Home Run
sussman171 12:37 pm, May 12th, 2016
When Bartolo Colon hit one out of Petco Park over the weekend, Mets announcer Gary Cohen called it one of the greatest moments in baseball history. For most of us, the moon shot was awesome. For Matt Sassi, it was an utter disaster.
Much like the Rangers fan who made a statement on Twitter that he would get a tattoo of Gary Bettman's face on his ass if the Kings and Blackhawks both lost in the first round of the playoffs, Sassi is a man of his word. He made a bet with friend Anthony Triola before the season that if Colon hit a home run this year, he would commemorate it with a tattoo. Well Colon did the unthinkable and then Sassi followed through.
The 7 Line captured the moment on Instagram for the rest of us all to see. With both Sassi and Triola in attendance in San Diego, you have to wonder what Sassi's reaction was. The fat pitcher on his favorite team just went yard for the first time in his career, but now he needed to follow through on his bet. And Sassi didn't just follow through. He took it to the extreme.
We respect it and hope that a fan somewhere out there made a bet that Donald Trump would never be president.
Be the first to know
Want FREE Fantasy and Betting Advice and Savings Delivered to your Inbox? Sign up for our Newsletter.