Hashtags were everywhere. #HRDerby #ASG And then there were the ones we were pushing like #GoneCarlo and #andiamoGiancarlo.
Giancarlo Stanton was making an impression. Forcing people to say his name right and even to get his team right. ESPN really shined with their glaring avoidance of all things south Florida with this gem:
The fans and reactions on Twitter were pretty astounding. Stanton was getting a lot of love from all walks of life.
The Marlins made GIFs:
Getting love from division rivals:
Showing off his swag, which would prove to be prophetic:
Fans were impressed:
The results started to come in:
And then, the Fall:
But still, Stanton made Marlins fans proud and made an impression on the national audience.