On May 1, 1951, future Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle blasts the first home run of his career in an 8-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox. In the same game, former Negro Leagues star Minnie Minoso becomes the first black player in the history of the White Sox’ franchise. Minoso belts a home run in his first major league at-bat.
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