On June 1, 1941, At the Polo Grounds, Mel Ott hit his 400th career home run and collected his 1,500th career RBI in the Giants’ 3-2 victory over Cincinnati. His 2 run 3rd inning homerun came off Monte Pearson.  ‘Master Melvin’ will finish his 22-year career, all with the Giants, with 511 home runs, the third most in major league history at the time of his retirement.

 

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