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Who was the first person to hit a homerun?

Who was the first person to hit a homerun?

Ross Barnes
The first home run ever hit in the National League was by Ross Barnes of the Chicago White Stockings (now known as the Chicago Cubs), in 1876.

Who has the most first pitch home runs?

The most career home runs by a player who homered on the first MLB pitch he ever saw is 195 by Jay Bell (first-pitch HR at 2B for the Indians on September 29, 1986 – 18-season MLB career).

Who has the most at bats without a home run?

However, the record belongs to Tommy Thevenow, a National League infielder, who went from September 24, 1926 to the end of his career in 1938 without a four-base blow – a streak of 3347 at bats.

Who was the first baseball player to hit the longest home run?

Mickey Mantle, 1953, 565 Feet Seven years before Mickey Mantle hit the longest home run ever recorded in a baseball game, he hit what was then the longest tape measure shot. That’s right, Mantle actually topped himself. This particular home run came off of a pitch by Senators’ right hander Chuck Stobbs in Washington D.C. in April, 1953.

Who was the first player to hit a home run at Wrigley Field?

A familiar feat for power hitters at venerable Wrigley Field is to hit a home run onto Waveland Avenue. Then New York Mets slugger Dave ‘King Kong’ Kingman one upped everybody that came before him though, and everybody that has played at Wrigley Field since.

Who was the first player to hit a homer in the Home Run Derby?

Thomas is one of three players (also, Anderson and Cal Ripken Jr.) to win the Derby and homer in the All-Star Game. Thomas launched a 519-foot homer that reached the upper deck in center field, and Griffey won his first of three Derby crowns in the 1994 contest.

What’s the record for most holes in one on the PGA Tour?

There isn’t just one golfer that holds the record for most holes in one in PGA Tour history. It’s actually two players tied at the top. Robert Allenby and Hal Sutton are tied for the most aces in Tour history with 10. No one else has reached double digits. Allenby won four times on the PGA Tour during his career.

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