Watch: Rangers' Joey Gallo hits upper-deck home run in MLB debut

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Rangers' Joey Gallo makes splash in MLB debut
Wednesday June 3rd, 2015

In his major league debut, Texas Rangers third baseman Joey Gallo hit a two-run single in his first big-league at-bat.

As if that wasn't enough, the former minor league star known for his power crushed an upper-deck home run in his following at-bat in what would eventually result in a 15–2 rout of the White Sox.

The Rangers called Gallo up on Tuesday from Double A Frisco to stand in for injured third baseman Adrian Beltre, who is out at least two weeks with an injured thumb.

You can check out the hit and home run below courtesy of MLB Video and Vine user NotMrTibbs, respectively. 

Gallo earned a curtain call after the home run, and even got a standing ovation from his parents who were on hand for the game.

- Will Green

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