Having hosted its first game on April 10, 1962, Dodger Stadium is the third-oldest active ballpark in Major League Baseball. Since its opening, only five players have hit a total of six home runs entirely out of the stadium during game competition.
The first home run hit out of Dodger Stadium was launched by Willie Stargell on Aug. 5, 1969. The most recent occurrence was Fernando Tatis Jr.’s home run on Sept. 30, 2021.
Home Runs Hit Completely Out of Dodger Stadium
|Willie Stargell||Pittsburgh Pirates||Aug. 5, 1969||506 feet to RF|
|Willie Stargell||Pittsburgh Pirates||May 8, 1973||470 feet to RF|
|Mike Piazza||Los Angeles Dodgers||Sept. 21, 1997||478 feet to LF|
|Mark McGwire||St. Louis Cardinals||May 22, 1999||483 feet to LCF|
|Giancarlo Stanton||Miami Marlins||May 12, 2015||475 feet to LF|
|Fernando Tatis Jr.||San Diego Padres||Sept. 30, 2021||467 feet to LF|
What’s the Farthest Home Run at Dodger Stadium?
Willie Stargell’s 506 ft homer on Aug. 5, 1969 was not only the first home run ever to be hit out of Dodger Stadium, but it was also the farthest ever hit there. The ball cleared every part of Dodger Stadium and part of the parking lot.
Who’s Hit the Most Home Runs at Dodger Stadium?
Eric Karros (1991-2004) hit 130 home runs at Dodger Stadium, the most of any player in MLB history.
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