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1. HUMBLE BEGINNINGS Colon was born in Altamira,
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1. HUMBLE BEGINNINGS

Colon was born in Altamira, a small town in the Dominican Republic. It's a poor town where running water and electricity are considered a luxury. Colon does major charity work in the area.
(Credit: Los Angeles Times)

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Get to know Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon was reportedly linked to Anthony Bosch, a nutritionist who allegedly provided performance-enhancing drugs to high-profile baseball players, on Jan. 29, 2013. Learn more about the Mets' latest signing.

By Anthony Castellano