But before any games could be played, there was still fortification to be done. If you're not an Orioles fan, or a fantasy baseball player in the mid 90s, this might not be a name you expected to see on this list. The Atlanta Braves will face the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 tonight, the Braves took game four by the score of 10-2 and will look to close out the series tonight. Griffey does not.

See also

On June 17, 1998, the lefty stepped to the plate and delivered this massive blast.

Today, we'll outline the dingers that we think deserve consideration, and you tell us which one is the best that Camden Yards has ever seen. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy.

The best chance of accomplishing the feat comes with a shot straight down the line, but the approximate distance and location required to accomplish the feat is difficult to measure accurately.On the day of the 1993 Home Run Derby, newspapers estimated that a ball would have to travel 470 feet to hit the Warehouse; Griffey's home run is marked with a plaque that reads 465 feet.The best baseball arguments are hypothetical rather than concrete, which makes this final question all the more intriguing. 465 Feet – On June 17th 1998 New York Yankee Darryl Strawberry hit the longest home run in … None had … He did so in the 1993 MLB Home Run Derby, in which he tied Juan González before losing in a playoff. The warehouse is now home to team offices and a private club for the Orioles.

Will LA's Game 5 triumph supply the momentum needed to complete a comeback and return to the World Series? against the Giants at Wrigley earlier this year [VIDEO]. As Griffey said at the time: "It just means it will be written about for a while," he said. The only current Cubs hitters who have ever played there are Ben Zobrist and Jon Jay. That's where you come in.

The ’93 derby had its share of mashers — Barry Bonds, Cecil Fielder, Mike Piazza — but in the end, it came down to Juan Gonzalez and Griffey. His shot is captured in the video above, but for a real treat, check out this 1993 Home Run Derby recap that also features cameos from Rod Beck, Gregg Jefferies, adorable young Prince Fielder, and Juan Gonzalez’s astonishing mullet: This post is about Ken Griffey Jr., but seriously, look at this thing. He wore his hat backward, and kids mimicked that, too. The warehouse was notable before Camden Yards truly made it famous.

The broadcaster sums it up best: "Oh my goodness.". The Orioles have played nearly 2,000 games at Camden Yards, and yet in the 24-year history of the park, Griffey’s shot stands alone. According to this Baltimore Sun article, the only baseball that’s ever hit the warehouse was hit by Ken Griffey Jr. in the Home Run Derby when it was held in Camden Yards in 1993: That is the only batted ball to touch the warehouse, and through more than 2,000 games at Camden Yards, no hitter has ever reached the building in a game, creating a kind of mythical nature to the ballpark's most recognizable feature. Not that he should try to hit the warehouse — that never works. And he did it with one iconic swing. But he’s certainly got the power to do it. It has been preserved and now provides unique office space for the Orioles as well as home for the banquet facilities, the ballpark's central kitchen and space for ballpark operations.

Griffey did become the first player to hit the B&O; warehouse behind right field at Camden Yards on the fly with a batted ball, but he didn't win the competition. Here are the estimated 2021 arbitration salaries for eligible Cubs. It got there because a 17-year-old high-school senior in the bleachers needed a break from the oppressive heat and found shelter against the warehouse. If you can, pull up the YouTube clip of that swing. Oriole Park at Camden Yards opened on April 6, 1992 and the ballpark has remained a much-loved landmark ever since. Griffey, sporting his trademark backwards cap, won the event in 1994, 1998 and 1999 and finished in second place three times. To date, he is the only player to ever hit the B&0 warehouse with a batted ball. Norm Charlton threw it and Hoiles lifted it out. Thus none of the Cubs’ young power hitters have ever seen the famous warehouse that sits beyond the right-field wall at the Orioles’ home park. He may even have parked one there during his three-game home run streak in the days leading up to and including his record-breaking 2,131st consecutive game.It seems hard to believe, but those memorable September nights at Camden Yards in 1995 could have been even more memorable if Eutaw Street ran behind left field.

But in some ways, it is the perfect Griffey metaphor. Angels?

The 2021 minor-league season could again be very different. Gonzalez won the derby and hit the longest home run, some 473 feet into the upper deck. Here’s another possible franchise-altering moment. They're now just one win away from reaching the World Series, and pulling off one of the most incredible comebacks in baseball history. Many home run balls have landed on Eutaw Street, between the stadium and the B&O warehouse, and the spots are marked with small baseball-shaped bronze plaques. Consider Jason Jubb's recollection—with video evidence—of Eddie Murray's April 25, 1985, home run that landed in the far reaches of the right-field bleachers, or my own less-evidenced memory of a prodigious foul ball off of Sam Horn's bat.Due to the newer ballpark's design, Camden Yards' long-ball legends belong instead to the lefties—the Mickey Tettletons (first Eutaw Street home run), Henry Rodriguezes (longest Eutaw Street home run), and Kevin Basses (first Eutaw Street home run by an Oriole) of the baseball world.Cal Ripken, the Orioles' all-time leader in home runs who played 10 years and several hundreds of games at Camden Yards, doesn't have a bronze baseball on Eutaw Street. Ninety-one home run balls have landed on Eutaw Street, the 60-foot-wide in-park concourse beyond the right-field flag court, and some of those balls have hit the warehouse on a bounce. Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves.

He did so on May 8, 1966. To date, he is the only player to ever hit the B&0 warehouse with a batted ball. Do you go for distance and pick Correa?

Center Field Would Still Rule the RoostUltimately, Camden Yards is the political spectrum of baseball stadiums. None had tested the windows at the B&O Warehouse. “It doesn’t count,” he told reporters.

Roar from 34's "Eutaw Street Week" begins with an architectural thought exercise: What if Eutaw Street ran behind left field rather than right field?A simple change of direction at Oriole Park at Camden Yards—a shift of 15 minutes, maybe even less, in a clockwise direction—would alter the course of the ballpark's history and with it much of the local lore.

Obviously such a majestic park makes for some majestic homers,

Many have come close in games. The ball from that home run is still displayed in Baltimore’s Babe Ruth museum. Griffey shot back that he could hit the warehouse only if he stood at second base and used a fungo bat.

Famed warehouse alongside Oriole Park at Camden Yards set for major renovation April 2, 2019 ... the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad built the warehouse at its Camden rail yard to handle goods arriving by train and by ship at the nearby harbor. I expect him to serve as DH much of this weekend.

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Time: 9:00 p.m. Plus, he did something no one has ever replicated: He smashed a baseball off the warehouse beyond the stadium.

Could Kyle Schwarber do it? But in fact there was a time when stadium planners did just that. Michael Clair writes for MLB.com. Darryl Strawberry goes off the batter's eye.

https://ftw.usatoday.com/2016/01/ken-griffey-home-run-derby-warehouse-camden-yards-boom-mlb, all the spectacular things he did during real baseball games, Barcelona vs. Getafe: La Liga live stream, starting lineups, TV channel, how to watch online, start time, odds, UFC Fight Island 6: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie fight card and betting odds, Louisville vs. Notre Dame: NCAA college football live stream, TV channel, start time, odds, predictions, College GameDay: See Lee Corso's headgear pick for Georgia vs. Alabama. We said that we weren't going to be judging these based solely on distance, but how do you not include the longest home run in the stadium's history? Yankees? So who would fare better in the Warehouse chase: a lefty or a righty?A review of multiple lists of home run leaders (from this season, the all-time list, etc.) Obviously such a majestic park makes for some majestic homers, so now that we've crowned Wrigley Field's greatest dinger, it's time to do the same for Camden Yards. The Warehouse has never been hit by a home run during a game, though Ken Griffey, Jr., famously managed it during the 1993 All-Star Game Home Run Derby.

They know what has happened.

The second-longest Camden Yards home run was hit by Pedro Munoz (yes, you read that correctly: Pedro Munoz) and traveled 463 feet to center field.

None other than Strawberry.

We'd Remember Gonzalez Rather Than GriffeyIt's easy to forget that Juan Gonzalez won the 1993 All-Star Home Run Derby because Ken Griffey Jr. walked away with the more memorable prize that July day, namely a 465-foot blast off of the Warehouse brick. The Korean Zombie live stream, UFC fight card, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. The Houston Astros ended the shortened 2020 regular season with a losing record, and only qualified for the playoffs due to MLB's expanded format for this unprecedented year. But a foggy observer could be forgiven for remembering Griffey as the winner, because in every sense but the scoreboard he did win. We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. In the 1993 Derby at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Griffey became the first player ever to hit a ball off the B&O Warehouse across Eutaw Street, an estimated 445 feet from home plate. “It wasn’t in a game.”.

But pragmatism eventually won the day, and to prepare for the inevitable, the first four stories of the warehouse were outfitted with shatter-resistant glass. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. Smith, the pitcher, got Smith, the batter, in an 0-2 hole thanks to a questionable strike two call, but the Dodgers' Smith patiently took three consecutive balls looking to extend the at-bat.

He had that swing of dreams, so visually perfect that kids mimicked it across the country.

"The next thing we knew, the unbelievable happened," Hoiles said after the game. I was just trying to get it up and out.”, But this is what he remembers 23 years later: “The crowd started jumping up and down, and I hear the announcer say, ‘Did he just hit the building?’ And somebody else yells, ‘Yes!’ and that’s when I started laughing.”, And this is what Milton Kent, who wrote the story for the Baltimore Sun that day, will say 23 years later: “The idea of hitting that warehouse, it looks so inviting; it really does. Left and right get most of the attention, but the majority still rest closer to the middle.A review of longest home runs in Camden Yards' history reveals that the biggest blasts tend to take flight toward center field.I actually had nightmares (sad, I know) after the Yankees' Daryl Strawberry sent a Mike Mussina offering 465 feet to center field on June 17, 1998. I'm judging you because this home run is perfect. The Cubs will be playing their first series in Camden Yards in 14 years beginning tonight.

But before any games could be played, there was still fortification to be done. If you're not an Orioles fan, or a fantasy baseball player in the mid 90s, this might not be a name you expected to see on this list. The Atlanta Braves will face the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 tonight, the Braves took game four by the score of 10-2 and will look to close out the series tonight. Griffey does not.

See also

On June 17, 1998, the lefty stepped to the plate and delivered this massive blast.

Today, we'll outline the dingers that we think deserve consideration, and you tell us which one is the best that Camden Yards has ever seen. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy.

The best chance of accomplishing the feat comes with a shot straight down the line, but the approximate distance and location required to accomplish the feat is difficult to measure accurately.On the day of the 1993 Home Run Derby, newspapers estimated that a ball would have to travel 470 feet to hit the Warehouse; Griffey's home run is marked with a plaque that reads 465 feet.The best baseball arguments are hypothetical rather than concrete, which makes this final question all the more intriguing. 465 Feet – On June 17th 1998 New York Yankee Darryl Strawberry hit the longest home run in … None had … He did so in the 1993 MLB Home Run Derby, in which he tied Juan González before losing in a playoff. The warehouse is now home to team offices and a private club for the Orioles.

Will LA's Game 5 triumph supply the momentum needed to complete a comeback and return to the World Series? against the Giants at Wrigley earlier this year [VIDEO]. As Griffey said at the time: "It just means it will be written about for a while," he said. The only current Cubs hitters who have ever played there are Ben Zobrist and Jon Jay. That's where you come in.

The ’93 derby had its share of mashers — Barry Bonds, Cecil Fielder, Mike Piazza — but in the end, it came down to Juan Gonzalez and Griffey. His shot is captured in the video above, but for a real treat, check out this 1993 Home Run Derby recap that also features cameos from Rod Beck, Gregg Jefferies, adorable young Prince Fielder, and Juan Gonzalez’s astonishing mullet: This post is about Ken Griffey Jr., but seriously, look at this thing. He wore his hat backward, and kids mimicked that, too. The warehouse was notable before Camden Yards truly made it famous.

The broadcaster sums it up best: "Oh my goodness.". The Orioles have played nearly 2,000 games at Camden Yards, and yet in the 24-year history of the park, Griffey’s shot stands alone. According to this Baltimore Sun article, the only baseball that’s ever hit the warehouse was hit by Ken Griffey Jr. in the Home Run Derby when it was held in Camden Yards in 1993: That is the only batted ball to touch the warehouse, and through more than 2,000 games at Camden Yards, no hitter has ever reached the building in a game, creating a kind of mythical nature to the ballpark's most recognizable feature. Not that he should try to hit the warehouse — that never works. And he did it with one iconic swing. But he’s certainly got the power to do it. It has been preserved and now provides unique office space for the Orioles as well as home for the banquet facilities, the ballpark's central kitchen and space for ballpark operations.

Griffey did become the first player to hit the B&O; warehouse behind right field at Camden Yards on the fly with a batted ball, but he didn't win the competition. Here are the estimated 2021 arbitration salaries for eligible Cubs. It got there because a 17-year-old high-school senior in the bleachers needed a break from the oppressive heat and found shelter against the warehouse. If you can, pull up the YouTube clip of that swing. Oriole Park at Camden Yards opened on April 6, 1992 and the ballpark has remained a much-loved landmark ever since. Griffey, sporting his trademark backwards cap, won the event in 1994, 1998 and 1999 and finished in second place three times. To date, he is the only player to ever hit the B&0 warehouse with a batted ball. Norm Charlton threw it and Hoiles lifted it out. Thus none of the Cubs’ young power hitters have ever seen the famous warehouse that sits beyond the right-field wall at the Orioles’ home park. He may even have parked one there during his three-game home run streak in the days leading up to and including his record-breaking 2,131st consecutive game.It seems hard to believe, but those memorable September nights at Camden Yards in 1995 could have been even more memorable if Eutaw Street ran behind left field.

But in some ways, it is the perfect Griffey metaphor. Angels?

The 2021 minor-league season could again be very different. Gonzalez won the derby and hit the longest home run, some 473 feet into the upper deck. Here’s another possible franchise-altering moment. They're now just one win away from reaching the World Series, and pulling off one of the most incredible comebacks in baseball history. Many home run balls have landed on Eutaw Street, between the stadium and the B&O warehouse, and the spots are marked with small baseball-shaped bronze plaques. Consider Jason Jubb's recollection—with video evidence—of Eddie Murray's April 25, 1985, home run that landed in the far reaches of the right-field bleachers, or my own less-evidenced memory of a prodigious foul ball off of Sam Horn's bat.Due to the newer ballpark's design, Camden Yards' long-ball legends belong instead to the lefties—the Mickey Tettletons (first Eutaw Street home run), Henry Rodriguezes (longest Eutaw Street home run), and Kevin Basses (first Eutaw Street home run by an Oriole) of the baseball world.Cal Ripken, the Orioles' all-time leader in home runs who played 10 years and several hundreds of games at Camden Yards, doesn't have a bronze baseball on Eutaw Street. Ninety-one home run balls have landed on Eutaw Street, the 60-foot-wide in-park concourse beyond the right-field flag court, and some of those balls have hit the warehouse on a bounce. Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves.

He did so on May 8, 1966. To date, he is the only player to ever hit the B&0 warehouse with a batted ball. Do you go for distance and pick Correa?

Center Field Would Still Rule the RoostUltimately, Camden Yards is the political spectrum of baseball stadiums. None had tested the windows at the B&O Warehouse. “It doesn’t count,” he told reporters.

Roar from 34's "Eutaw Street Week" begins with an architectural thought exercise: What if Eutaw Street ran behind left field rather than right field?A simple change of direction at Oriole Park at Camden Yards—a shift of 15 minutes, maybe even less, in a clockwise direction—would alter the course of the ballpark's history and with it much of the local lore.

Obviously such a majestic park makes for some majestic homers,

Many have come close in games. The ball from that home run is still displayed in Baltimore’s Babe Ruth museum. Griffey shot back that he could hit the warehouse only if he stood at second base and used a fungo bat.

Famed warehouse alongside Oriole Park at Camden Yards set for major renovation April 2, 2019 ... the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad built the warehouse at its Camden rail yard to handle goods arriving by train and by ship at the nearby harbor. I expect him to serve as DH much of this weekend.

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