Joba Chamberlain has smiley face tattoo over Tommy John scar (Photo)


Feb 27, 2014; Lakeland, FL, USA;Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain (44) throws a pitch during the third inning against the Atlanta Braves at Joker Marchant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Tigers pitcher Joba Chamberlain has officially become my favorite pitcher in baseball thanks to what appears to be one of the greatest tattoos to ever take the mound. On Thursday, Chamberlain stepped onto the mound for some spring training when the scar that he is rocking from Tommy John surgery was noticeable.

While the scar grabbed everyone’s attention, it was the tattoo that Chamberlain had around it that really got the internet talking.

How do you make a scar even cooler? By turning it into a smiley face.

Check it out, via the Detroit Free Press:

With a tattoo that awesome, we’ll be rooting for Chamberlain to have one of the greatest pitching seasons of all-time.

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