Last night, Giancarlo Stanton joined a list of four players to hit a home run over the bleachers at Dodger Stadium since its opening in 1962. The blast came on a 0-1 pitch with two out and nobody on in the first inning.
The other players that have accomplished the feat per The Best Team Money Can Buy author, Molly Knight:
— Molly Knight (@molly_knight) May 13, 2015
According to ESPN’s Home Run Tracker, the moonshot had a true distance of 467 feet, which is good for the third farthest this season. If you include the bounce off the top of the left-field pavilion, the ball traveled an estimated 478 feet.
The blast didn’t keep the Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins Twitter accounts from having a bit of fun.
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) May 13, 2015
— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) May 13, 2015