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And now, a celebration of the very best GIFs that Marcus Stroman has given us

(Eric Christian Smith)

Marcus Stroman is not your ordinary pitcher. Since debuting in 2014, he has established himself as one of most exciting and excitable young players in the game, always there to provide excellent reactions at the drop of a hat. He's also embraced any and all opportunities that have come his way, whether it's goat yoga, providing guest verses for Mike Stud, hanging out with Drake or serenading dogs.
So, in honor of Stroman's 27th birthday on Tuesday, here are a few of the best GIFs that he's provided to us over the years.
The Shimmy

Stroman's shimmy has become so iconic that it's getting its own bobblehead.
The Ritual

The WBC Hero

Stroman earned MVP honors in the 2017 World Baseball Classic after a dominant performance over Puerto Rico that featured six no-hit innings and plenty of style points.
The Cardboard Version

Matching Our Reactions to Kevin Pillar

Again ...

... and again.

"I'm just happy to have him back there saving me runs, saving me from working out of trouble," Stroman has said regarding Pillar's phenomenal defense behind him.
The Celebratory Teammate


Eyes on the prize.
Dancing Fiend

Anytime the Blue Jays get to celebrate something, Stroman brings out his inner David Brent.

In May 2017, Stroman became the first Blue Jays pitcher to go deep in 14 years. He also cracked a pinch-hit double and scored the winning run in a 6-5 win over the Cardinals earlier that year.
Stroman would fit in well in a #PitchersWhoRake lineup alongside Shohei Ohtani and Madison Bumgarner. At the very least, his home run celebration is on point:

The Gold Glover

Winning a Gold Glove Award for your defensive prowess on the mound means that losing a cleat while running is no big deal.
So happy birthday, Stro. Perhaps when your pitching days are done you'll have a career as an entertainer of a different kind.