Before 2015 comes to a close and we usher in 2016, let's take a moment to appreciate the existence of baseball in the 21st century. We live in a time when highlights from the 2015 season can be preserved in GIF form, for all to watch on an endless loop for all eternity.
After you're done thanking the universe for the Graphics Interchange Format, check out the 10 most popular GIFs of the past season -- as measured by retweets of the @MLBGIFs Twitter account.
10. Snoop Dogg showed a lot of enthusiasm during the All-Star Week celebrity softball game. Like, walls-cannot-contain-him levels of enthusiasm.
8. Johnny Cueto's laughter is the most contagious of laughter.
7. Look, we can't explain it exactly either. But Cubs fans were feeling things about beating the Cardinals in the NLDS, and one one of them was caught on live television.
6. Thanks to this GIF of Gregory Polanco, we can now see what it looks like when a professional baseball player's legs turn to jam at the precise moment he tries to make a catch.
5. What, you're surprised the GIF of Derek Jeter's final Yankee Stadium at-bat in 2014 made 2015's list?
4. In April, the White Sox and Orioles played a game in front of zero fans. Some players, like Chris Davis, pretended they were there anyway.
3. Let Jose Bautista's celebration of a Josh Donaldson walk-off home run teach you an important lesson: No one says you can only bat flip on your own home runs.
2. Home Run Derby contestants whose fathers are their BP pitchers -- they're just like us!
1. It's not a shock that Rizzo's sneaky slide here was the most popular GIF of 2015. It takes a near-infinite number of viewings to tell whether or not Rizzo used some sort of wizardry. And honestly, we still don't know.