Bartolo Colon's unlikely HR becomes the toast of Twitter

The hitting exploits of New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon have been well-documented in recent years. But he threatened to break the Internet when he did the unthinkable: hitting his first major league homer, at the age for 42, in Petco Park, no less.

And Twitter's reaction to Colon's homer was full of awe and humor. Here is a small sampling.

Even on a day that included the Kentucky Derby, an NBA playoff game involving the Warriors, and the Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan fight, Colon was able to own the Internet for a little bit of time.