Famous artist honors Jose Altuve’s swing with a gift fit for champions

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Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve recently added more World Series sparkle to his life thanks to a famous artist who calls himself “Mr. Bling.”

The artist fashioned a one-of-a-kind Swarovski crystal encrusted bat commemorating the Astros’ 2017 championship win for the iconic Astros all-star. Altuve showed off the glitzy gift on Instagram.

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The bedazzling bat includes “Altuve,” “27,” “World Series Champions” and the Astros star. In honor of Altuve’s Venezuelan roots, the bat also features the colors from his native flag: yellow, blue and red.

Mr. Bling is a Columbian artist whose real name is Maurico Benitez. He’s become famous for gifting celebrities with his jewel-encrusted creations.

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Altuve’s wife, Nina, told Eyewitness News the couple plans to display the bat in their home.

Keep swinging, Altuve!

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