The Blue Jays may not have won the World Series, but Jose Bautista’s emphatic bat flip is still a legendary Toronto sports moment, and now it’s immortalized on an ugly sweater.
Blue Jays fans have already carved a bat flip Jack-O-Lantern and gotten the moment tattooed on their thighs. So it makes sense that the sweaters would be selling pretty quickly.
• Toronto mayor John Tory mimics Jose Bautista’s bat flip
“Joey Bats is definitely the best seller so far this year,” the owner of the company selling the sweater told the Toronto Star.
Just don’t wear it in Texas. You’ll incite a benches-clearing brawl.
- Dan Gartland