On April 17, 1953, Mickey Mantle hits what is believed to be the longest home run in the history of Washington’s Griffith Stadium. The New York Yankees’ slugger blasts a mammoth 565-foot shot against Chuck Stobbs of the Washington Senators.
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