Video: Highlights of Yasiel Puig’s legendary first month in the Major Leagues

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) acknowledges fans following the 6-1 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies at Dodger Stadium. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) acknowledges fans following the 6-1 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies at Dodger Stadium. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig piled up 44 hits in his very first month in the Majors. The only player in modern history with more over the first month of his career is New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio.

Well, DiMaggio wound up married to none other than Marilyn Monroe. So, yeah, you could say that Puig is in pretty good company.

If you don’t believe the DiMaggio stuff, then enjoy the highlights below.

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[Video via MLB.com]