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You know what they say about first impressions: always hit a three-run home run in your first at bat with a new team if you'd like to make a good impression. Hours before, Gonzalez, Josh Beckett and Nick Punto were on a plane en route to Los Angeles as the trade was made official. Gonzalez did not make it in time for batting practice.

Come game time, Gonzalez reportedly got a huge ovation as he was introduced as a Los Angeles Dodger for the first time, and he did not disappoint.


Sadly we only have the Marlins feed, but twitter reports Vin Scully remarked "what a fairy tale story."

Update 10:02 p.m.: We've got the Scully video now and replaced the Marlins feed.

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