May 9, 1995 At Shea Stadium Chipper Jones hits his first career homerun giving the Braves a 3-2 lead in the top of the 9th.

his blast the first of 468 which puts him 3 alltime in homeruns for a switch hitter.

“When I got back to the dugout, I had to go down the stairs and compose myself,” Jones said. “When I got back to the bench and told some of the guys it was my first, they were like, ‘No way.’ I’d been called up in September in 1993 and I was with the team [while recovering from knee surgery] all of ’94.”

 

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