Twelve Moments That Prove Marlins Rookie Sensation Jose Fernandez Is the Baseball Jesus

In what hasn't exactly been the most enjoyable season for Miami Marlins fans, every fifth day has been a reward for the four prior. Jose Fernandez's story has been well documented, and beyond his dominance on the mound, his genuine upbeat personality and demeanor on the baseball field have been a breath of fresh air for Marlins fans grasping for anything positive to take away from what has otherwise been a miserable season.

For a guy who was originally slated to start the year in the minors, Fernandez has certainly proven himself as major-league caliber in his first year. In fact, the rookie has dominated to a point that he might just be the Baseball Jesus. We are not entirely sure he's human. You'll have your own doubts after reliving the most dominant, most memorable, and downright filthiest moments of his 2013 rookie season.

The debut

And afterward.....

That time Stanton hit a home run and Fernandez celebrated like he got a Nintendo 64 for Christmas

That time Tulowitzki was all like "Waaaaaa!?" and Fernandez was like "Yup!"

The one time Fernandez couldn't figure out how jackets work and it was supercute

Jose being Jose... because you love it.

Fernandez fans 2, gets Miguel Cabrera out, in first All-Star appearance

Sorry, wrong blog... Back to Fernandez

I'm no certified umpire, but this seemed like a balk when it happened

Fernandez "Burning Down The House," K's 14 versus the Indians

Before it all began, Fernandez almost killed Giancarlo

Just your run-of-the mill Fernandez filthy-stuff gif -- because it's fun

Jose Fernandez saves a bird before facing the Cardinals, proving again why they call him "Cuban Jesus"

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