Has there ever been a 500 foot home run?

Has there ever been a 500 foot home run?

Stanton belted the first 500-foot homer in Statcast™ history by extending way up the Coors Field bleachers in the left-center power gap. It took a Stanton-ian combination of a 115.8-mph exit velocity and a very low 18-degree launch angle for Stanton to reach that part of the park.

How many players hit 600 home runs?

Ken Griffey Jr. (660), Albert Pujols (679), Alex Rodriguez (696), Willie Mays (660), and Albert Pujols (679). In addition to Sammy Sosa (609) and Jim Thome (612), there are only three other players who have hit 600.

What players have hit 600 or more career home runs?

Here is a quick look at the nine sluggers who belted at least 600 dingers.

  • 1) Barry Bonds: 762. 600th HR: Aug.
  • 2) Hank Aaron: 755. 600th HR: April 27, 1971.
  • 3) Babe Ruth: 714. 600th HR: Aug.
  • 4) Alex Rodriguez: 696. 600th HR: Aug.
  • 5) Albert Pujols: 679.
  • 6) Willie Mays: 660.
  • 7) Ken Griffey Jr.: 630.
  • 8) Jim Thome: 612.

Who hit the last 500 foot home run?

Glenallen Hill, 500 Feet (2000) In his penultimate 2000 season, Glenallen Hill registered a career-high 27 home runs for the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees. As ESPN’s Home Run Tracker verifies, one moonshot on May 11, 2000, went 500 feet with a 116.7 mph exit velocity.

Who hit home runs out of Tiger Stadium?

One of Cecil Fielder’s most memorable moments was when he absolutely obliterated a home run at Tiger Stadium against the Oakland Athletics. Have a look to see just how far this moonshot went.

What is the farthest HR ever hit?

Mickey Mantle once hit a 565-foot moonshot at Griffith Stadium. There are so many star players and fascinating stories behind the game’s longest home runs, including blasts off scoreboards, rooftops, in the playoffs and with exit velocities that would make your head spin.

Who hit the farthest home run?

The Longest Home Run Ever Was So Deep, It Fooled the Camera Man

  • 535 Feet: Adam Dunn (Cincinnati Reds, 2004), Willie Stargell (Pittsburgh Pirates, 1978)
  • 539 Feet: Reggie Jackson (Oakland Athletics, 1971)
  • 565 Feet: Mickey Mantle (New York Yankees, 1953)
  • 575 Feet: Babe Ruth (New York Yankees, 1921)

What is the longest HR ever hit?

What’s the longest home run Bo Jackson ever hit?

According to the Royals, Jackson’s 475-foot home run is still the longest home run hit in a regular season game in the stadium’s history. Johnny Bench hit one 480 feet to left field during the 1973 All-Star Game. Jackson would go on to hit 140 more moonshots, lasers and frozen-rope dingers.