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Ian Kinsler faceplant slides like a champ

FOX Sports Southwest

Scientists say that failed slides tend to be the most gif-worthy slides.

So, how did the Rangers' Ian Kinsler end up like this...

Kinsler-nap

...in the prone position, in the first inning of Thursday's Rangers - Tigers game. In short: by eating dirt on a near-faceplant side:

Ian-kinsler-faceplant

As amazing as that looks in slow-motion, the best part of this is a toss-up between two things. One, his prescient-but-lazy tag of third base after he manages to stop his body from flying any further:

Kinsler_lazy_tag

And two, there was no play at third. No throw, just Ian Kinsler nearly faceplanting himself into oblivion when he could have gone first-to-third standing up. Thanks for thinking of us, Ian.

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