|1994||Three Rivers Stadium||Ken Griffey, Jr.|
|1995||The Ballpark in Arlington||Frank Thomas|
|1996||Veterans Stadium||Barry Bonds|
|1997||Jacobs Field||Tino Martinez|
Who won the 1991 Home Run Derby?
Ripken won the Home Run Derby on Monday in a runaway, hammering 12 in 22 swings.
Who won the 1993 Home Run Derby?
The ’93 derby had its share of mashers — Barry Bonds, Cecil Fielder, Mike Piazza — but in the end, it came down to Juan Gonzalez and Griffey. According to newspaper articles, Gonzalez won the derby and hit the longest home run, some 473 feet into the upper deck.
Who won the 1998 Home Run Derby?
SEATTLE — The baseball world almost didn’t see Ken Griffey Jr. win the 1998 Home Run Derby at Denver’s Coors Field, but that’s no excuse for missing out on a second chance.
Who won the 1990 Home Run Derby?
The Home Run Derby has become much more of a spectacle in recent years as power and home runs evolved into the preferred means of run-scoring. Cespedes won the Derby with 32 homers last summer, but, as recently as 2007, the winner failed to crack 20 homers total (Vladimir Guerrero with 17).
Who has the longest HR in ASG history?
In 1987, Joey Meyer of the Denver Zephyrs hit the longest verifiable home run in professional baseball history. The home run was measured at a distance of 582 feet (177 m) and was hit inside Denver’s Mile High Stadium.
Who has longest HR in All Star Game?
Reggie Jackson (1971)
ESPN’s Home Run Tracker estimates that had the ball not hit that transformer, it would have traveled 532 feet, by far the longest home run in All-Star history and one of the longest in MLB history.
Who has the most home run derby titles?
Most single-derby home runs
|1||Vladimir Guerrero Jr.||91|
Who hit the most home runs?
Career Leaders & Records for Home Runs
|Rank||Player (yrs, age)||Home Runs|
|1.||Barry Bonds (22)||762|
|2.||Hank Aaron+ (23)||755|
|3.||Babe Ruth+ (22)||714|
|4.||Alex Rodriguez (22)||696|
Who has the most home run derby wins?
- Most wins: 3; Ken Griffey, Jr. ( 1994, 1998, 1999)
- Most appearances: 8; Ken Griffey, Jr. ( 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)
- Most home runs, one round: Josh Hamilton; 28 (2008, First Round)
- Most home runs, one event: Bobby Abreu; 41 (2005)
How does a home run derby work?
Eight players participate in the derby in a bracket-style, single-elimination timed event. Each player has four minutes to hit as many home runs as possible. Hitters are awarded an additional 30 seconds if they hit two home runs over 440 ft (134.11 m).
How fast do they pitch in the Home Run Derby?
But in baseball, the best home run hitters (or so the plan is) are hitting batting practice (low 80 m.p.h.) pitches into the night. Slamming a basketball down through a rim is a skill almost all basketball players possess.
How won the Home Run Derby 2019?
Alonso wins the Derby
Yet when all was said and done, it was Pete Alonso raising the trophy. Alonso outslugged Guerrero in a memorable final round, hitting 23 home runs to edge his fellow rookie by one homer. Alonso became the second rookie ever to win the event, joining Aaron Judge of the Yankees, who won in 2017.
Did Barry Bonds win a home run derby?
1996: Barry Bonds and Mark McGwire Face off
Bonds is the all-time home run leader with 726 career dingers. The two modern day home run kings faced off in the 1996 Home Run Derby and, as expected, didn’t disappoint. Bonds edged McGwire by two home runs, giving him an impressive 17 for the contest.
Who pitches in the Home Run Derby?
Baez’s 3-run homer
Braves infield instructor Tomas Perez will pitch to Freeman during the Home Run Derby. Freeman has simply grown comfortable with Perez, who became his primary BP pitcher after joining Atlanta’s staff on Opening Day.
Who won the 2008 Home Run Derby?