What game did Bautista do the bat flip?

Game 5
When it comes to the most iconic baseball moments of the 21st century, there aren’t many that can top Jose Bautista’s epic bat flip to punctuate his go-ahead, three-run homer in the decisive Game 5 of the 2015 American League Division Series between the Blue Jays and Rangers.

Is Jose Bautista pitching?

Jose Bautista carved out a successful career at the plate. Now he’s open to a move to the mound. Bautista, 39, has been out of MLB since 2018 but he spent the winter reportedly working out as a pitcher with the hope of representing the Dominican Republic as a two-way player during Olympic qualifying.

Does Batista still play baseball?

Jose Bautista Now The 2018 season was the last time that Bautista has played in MLB, but it must be noted he did not officially retire. In fact, after the 2019 season, he said he planned to return to the majors. Then, in early 2020 he doubled down and said he wanted to return as a two-way player like Shohei Ohtani.

Why you shouldn’t draw a line in baseball?

Why is it bad to draw a line in baseball? As a general rule, it is disrespectful to draw a line in baseball because it’s considered a way to show-up the umpire or it’s a way to make the umpire look bad. It’s never in a player’s best interest to show-up an umpire.

When did the bat flip start in Korea?

In South Korea, the bat flipping tradition dates back to the 1990s, and has become increasingly frequent in the Korea Baseball Organization. It is not considered disrespectful and there is no retaliation in the Korean League.

Where does the term bat flip come from?

In the Korean language, bat flips are referred as ppa-dun ( Korean: 빠던 ), a portmanteau of the “first syllables of the words for ‘bat’ and ‘throw'”. The practice is also common in Japan and Taiwan. In Canada, and the United States, bat flips have traditionally been considered rude and inconsistent with baseball etiquette.

Why does Yasiel Puig flip his bat less?

In April 2015, Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig stated that he would flip his bat less frequently because he wanted “to show American baseball that [he’s] not disrespecting the game.” It has been suggested that this section be split out into another article titled José Bautista bat flip.

Is there a bat flip in NHL 17?

Bautista’s bat flip is added to NHL 17, which is an official National Hockey League simulation video game, as a personal goal celebration, albeit with an ice hockey stick.