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Highlight Homers

"Glenallen Hill, Wrigley Field, May 11, 2000" |"Ted Williams, Fenway Park, June 9, 1946" |"Mickey Mantle, Yankee Stadium, May 22, 1963" |"Barry Bonds, Angels Stadium, Oct. 26, 2002" |"David Ortiz, Fenway Park, May 1, 2006" |Albert Pujols 10/17/2005 |"Richie Sexson, Bank One Ballpark, April 26, 2004" |"Ryan Howard, Citizens Bank Park, June 20, 2006" |"Reggie Jackson, 1971 All-Star Game, Tiger Stadium, July 13, |"Bo Jackson, 1st Career HR" |"Roberto Clemente, Forbes Field, May 31, 1964" |"Mark McGwire, Jacobs Field, April 30, 1997" |"Daryle Ward, PNC Park, July 6, 2002" |"Mark McGwire, Busch Stadium, May 16, 1998" |"Manny Ramirez, SkyDome, June 3, 2001" |"Andres Galarraga, Pro Player Stadium 1997" |"David Ortiz, 2004 All Star Game, Houston, TX" |"Juan Encarnacion, Yankee Stadium" |"Jose Canseco, Skydome"
 
Albert Pujols 10/17/2005
On Oct. 17, 2005, the Houston Astros were 1 out away from a 4-2 victory in Game 5 of the NLCS and a trip to the World Series, but those reservation would have to wait a game, thanks to Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols. Houston closer Brad Lidge had 2 outs in the 9th, but had allowed two runners to reach base ahead of the 2005 NL MVP. On an 0-1 count, Lidge hung a slider and Pujols pulled the trigger, blasting the ball through the light tower support in left field, well above the train tracks. Pujols' historic shot came off the bat at an estimated 117 mph, and impacted an estimated 95 feet above field level, 352 feet from home plate after a short 3.62 second flight that emptied the oxygen out of Minute Maid Park. Had the ball continued uninterrupted back to field level, it would have carried 470 feet, a truly monumental blast for the Cardinals star...


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