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(02-17-2011 09:56 AM)mrmcphisto13 Wrote: I can't say I can remember the first homer I witnessed as I was 8 when I attended my first major league game (1982).
However the earliest homer I can vividly remember was in May of '87 when Tim "Rock" Raines hit a grand slam off of Jesse Orosco in the 10th inning. My best friend and I were sitting in the upper deck of old Shea Stadium (can't believe I'm saying that lol) and we couldn't see if the ball left the yard or not. We had to rely on the reactions of the other fans in attendance and the players. Obviously it was a crushing defeat that day so that's probably why I remember it the most.
(02-17-2011 07:09 PM)travistrue501 Wrote: I can't really remember my first one, but this is the earliest one I can remember:
When I was 10, went to a Royals game with my 10-11 year old baseball team at the end of our season. We were sitting in left field GA. Game tied in the bottom of the 9th and George Brett at bat. I was sitting in front of my coach and I remember him saying, "come on George we need a home run right here". As soon as he finished his sentence we heard the crack and then the ball lands in the seats about 5 rows behind us. Game over!