On April 4, 1988 — At Olympic Stadium, the New York Mets set an Opening Day record by clouting six home runs in a 10 – 6 win over the Montreal Expos. Kevin McReynolds and Darryl Strawberryeach hit a pair of homers and Lenny Dykstra and Kevin Elster both hit one apiece. One of Strawberry’s blasts is a monster as he propulses a Randy St. Claire fastball into the ether, smashing on the rim 160 feet above the playing field and 300 feet away in right field.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference April 4
National Pastime April 4
Retro Sheet
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