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lamest HR you've ever seen? (difficulty: no shot heard round the world)

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by king cranium maximus IV, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. king cranium maximus IV

    king cranium maximus IV Active Member


    my nomination- lance berkman's grand slam, 2005 NLDS game 4. would have been a lazy pop-out in friggin any other park. lance acted like he didn't get anything on the ball.

    i hate minute maid park.

    edit: changed the title. thompson's HR is obvious. :)
  2. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Re: lamest HR you've ever seen?

    That pop fly Bobby Thomson hit in 1951 went about 277 feet. :eek: ::)
  3. boots

    boots New Member

    Prince Fielder's inside the parker.
  4. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    wrong as usual, starman.

    The extreme left-field corner in the Polo Grounds was 279. Thomson hit a line drive that landed about halfway up in the left field seats, probably 20-30 feet from the corner, where the distance to the wall was closer to 350.
  5. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    May 27, 1993: Cleveland Municipal Stadium.
    Tribe's Carlos Martinez' fly ball goes off Jose Canseco's brainbox and over the wall in Cleveland's one-run win over the Rangers. That's going to be tough to beat.
  6. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Derek Jeter-Jeffrey Maier.
  7. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Berkman's HR is nowhere close to being the worst example of a lazy HR.
  8. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    Rockies-Astros, then-Enron Field.

    Todd Helton slams his bat on the ground, upset at himself for missing a hittable pitch. Screams loud enough for us to hear it (we're sitting relatively close to home plate).

    Ball lands in the first row of the Crawford Boxes. Opposite-field homer. He laughs all the way down the third-base line.
  9. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    My, I think we have a thread-ending post.
  10. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    Mark McGwire's 62nd home run in 1998.

    And I don't say that to disparage McGwire or bring up the whole debate about him. That home run just kinda sucked. It was Rey Sanchez-esque.
  11. Mayfly

    Mayfly Active Member

    Joe Carter's homer in Game 6 in 1993.

    I have to agree about the Derek Jeter - Maier.
  12. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    I don't recall McGwire's 62nd nor Carter's Phillie-beating HRs being particularly cheap.
    At least they actually were hit into the seats...as opposed to Jeter's 320-foot pop fly that should have been an out.
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