On August 23, 2006 there were 38 home runs hit in 15 games, bringingthe total for 2006 to 4,236.
Top 5 Homers by True Distance for Aug. 23, 2006: (complete list here)
- Dmitri Young, Tigers, 451 feet
- Chris Young, Diamondbacks, 431 feet
- Mike Sweeney, Royals, 431 feet
- Daryle Ward, Nationals, 429 feet
- Travis Hafner, Indians, 420 feet
- Detroit’s Dmitri Young ripped a 451 foot homer into the right field seats at Comerica Park, his longest of 7 so far in 2006, but Joe Crede hit two homers (418 and 379 feet) and Jermaine Dye added a 373 foot round-tripper of his own to lead the White Sox to a 7-5 victory.
- Arizona’s Chris Young blasted a 431 foot home run to left-center field at AT&T Park, but the Giants were able to pull out a 7-6 win behind Ray Durham‘s 20th homer, a 398 footer to right field…