On May 12, 1970, Ernie Banks of the Chicago Cubs becomes the ninth player to join the 500-home run club. The future Hall of Famer connects against Atlanta Braves right-hander Pat Jarvis, driving a pitch into the left field bleachers at Wrigley Field. Banks’ blast helps Chicago to a 4-3 win.
Richie Allen of the Philadelphia Phillies hits the first regular season home run in the history of the Astrodome
April 12, 1965
April 29, 1953
Frank Robinson of the Baltimore Orioles becomes the first player to hit a home run completely out of Memorial Stadium.
May 8, 1966