Dexter Fowler started Game 7 of the World Series with a bang.

The Chicago Cubs outfielder belted a leadoff home run to center off Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber to give his team an early 1-0 lead Wednesday night at Progressive Field.

Fowler became the first player to lead off a Game 7 of a World Series with a home run. During the regular season, he hit seven leadoff homers, the fifth-most in baseball.

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Thumbnail photo via Nov 2, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Chicago Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler celebrates after hitting a solo home run against the Cleveland Indians in the first inning in game seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports