Bartolo Colon

Baseball Player

Birthday May 24, 1973

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Age 50 years old

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All-Star starting pitcher who won a Cy Young Award in 2005, winning 21 games for the Los Angeles Angels. He helped the New York Mets reach the World Series in 2015.

Before Fame

He grew up in Altamira, Dominican Republic without indoor plumbing, electricity, or running water.


Early in his career he had a blistering fastball that sat in the mid-90s; as his velocity faded, he learned to rely more on movement.

Family Life

He married a woman Rosanna, whom he had known since he was thirteen. Together they had four sons.

Associated With

Slick-fielding shortstop Omar Vizquel was his teammate on the Cleveland Indians.