Thursday, January 15, 2015

Yadier Molina's Selfie Game Is So Strong He Made Up His Own Hashtag

Posted By on Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 8:00 AM

This is how you #YMselfie. - INSTAGRAM @MARCIANO4

#YMselfie for life, y'all.

St. Louis Cardinals catcher and fan favorite Yadier Molina has been using exquisitely crafted selfies to say good morning and good night to his fans for more than a year now.

Sometimes he's in a boat. Sometimes he's getting his hair done. Sometimes he's wearing glasses. At all times, he is on fleek.

So it's only logical that Molina decided to step up his game Wednesday morning by posting a selfie with the caption, "#YMselfie have a great day people !!! Buen dia a todos!!!"

#YMselfie have a great day people !!! Buen dia a todos!!!

A photo posted by Yadier Molina (@marciano4) on

That's right, y'all. Molina selfies are their own hashtag now.

Unfortunately, there are a handful of people in this world who had the audacity to tag their pictures #YMselfie before Molina could get to it, including this Australian hair salon called YM Hair and Beauty and this lady posting from a conference called Youth Momentum.

But when a seven-time Golden Glove winner claims a hashtag, it's time for everyone else to relinquish their rights to it. It's just the right thing to do.

Daily RFT spent some time looking through Molina's selfies and noticed five important factors that differentiate #YMselfies from normal #selfies:

1. Bulging arm muscles

buen dia a todos have a great day people

A photo posted by Yadier Molina (@marciano4) on

2. A playful smile

A photo posted by Yadier Molina (@marciano4) on

3. Head tilted up for optimum nostril gazing

A photo posted by Yadier Molina (@marciano4) on

4. A backward-facing ballcap OR a tie, depending on how casual the situation is

selfie from last night at ny Rawling gold glove 2014!!! thanks people God Bless!!

A photo posted by Yadier Molina (@marciano4) on

And last but not least:

5. You're Yadier Molina.

de kamino a San Francisco !!! Bendiciones

A photo posted by Yadier Molina (@marciano4) on

And that's how you #YMselfie.

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