Veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon enters the Guinness World Records Book
PUERTO PLATA – The veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon was inducted to the Guinness World Records Book for his feat to connect his first home run in major baseball league to his 42nd birthday.
The baseball fame of Puertoplateño Bartolo Colon has soared dramatically after he hit his first homer in the majors to his 42 years of age, a feat which took place on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 against the San Diego Padres and helped his New York Mets team win the game with a score of 6 races for 3.
This year 2016, Colon who is a native of El Copey community in the municipality of Altamira in the west of Puerto Plata, is turning 43 on May 24th, this season he has exceeded the immortal Pedro Martinez with most wins in majors of 219; only surpassed by Juan Marichal with 243 wins.
The Dominican added this step to his career ladder. In 2005 he won the Cy Young Award for the best pitcher in the American League. When he joined the Hells Angels he was suspended for doping, but rose like a phoenix with surgery on his throwing shoulder where he had stem cells inserted.
This season, Bartolo Colon continues with the New York Mets team.
Source: Detras del Rumor
May 21, 2016
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