Nick Punto has his most Nick Punto moment

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

Diving head-first into first base is already silly, but doing it on a single into centerfield? Total Nick Punto move.

Nick Punto isn't the world's best baseball player -- he's only managed an OPS of over .750 once in about a decade of play, and he only played 63 games that year -- but he's managed to stay employed because HE'S SO GRITTY.

Never was that grit more clear than Monday night (the Dodgers)

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By the way, this hit was INTO CENTER FIELD. (Also, sliding into first base slows you down, but Nick Punto somehow hasn't figured this out in 13 years of professional baseball.)


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