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Postby sgnilloccaz » Sat Dec 08, 2007 2:44 pm

I read it was Mickey Mantle at 565 feet?
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Postby KCollins1304 » Sat Dec 08, 2007 3:07 pm

Yea that is the longest I've heard of, I'm not sure how much I believe that it went that far though or how it was calculated back then. I have hit longer though on videogames. :-D
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Postby stevethumb » Sat Dec 08, 2007 8:45 pm

yeah it was in washington in the late 50s (maybe off chuck stobbs)..i used to have a baseball card w/the diagram of the HR
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Postby thedude » Sat Jan 05, 2008 12:16 pm

I believe that is the homer where the term "tape measure shot" comes from, because a tape measure was used to measure the distance the ball traveled.
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Postby WaCougMBS » Tue Jan 08, 2008 3:25 pm

KCollins1304 wrote:Yea that is the longest I've heard of, I'm not sure how much I believe that it went that far though or how it was calculated back then. I have hit longer though on videogames. :-D


Yeah, I have some mammoth 600 footers on Wii sports baseball :-D The ones that slowly glide out of the stadium and into the stratosphere...
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Postby CadensDad » Tue Jan 15, 2008 12:51 pm

Triple Play 98 on ps1 let me hit a 699 once it was soooo sweeeeet
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Postby WaCougMBS » Tue Jan 15, 2008 2:58 pm

CadensDad wrote:Triple Play 98 on ps1 let me hit a 699 once it was soooo sweeeeet


That is awesome! What player were you using when you hit that bomb? :-)
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Postby CadensDad » Wed Jan 23, 2008 9:31 am

WaCougMBS wrote:
CadensDad wrote:Triple Play 98 on ps1 let me hit a 699 once it was soooo sweeeeet


That is awesome! What player were you using when you hit that bomb? :-)


I have no clue it was so long ago, that game had all types of crazy stuff
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Postby BronXBombers51 » Sun Mar 02, 2008 7:59 pm

CadensDad wrote:Triple Play 98 on ps1 let me hit a 699 once it was soooo sweeeeet


All-Star Baseball '00 for N64....


Matt Williams + Aluminum Bat + Facing Nolan Ryan + in the "Field of Dreams" cornfield = 800+ foot bombs.
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Re: Longest Home Run?

Postby thedude » Fri Mar 07, 2008 1:48 pm

BronXBombers51 wrote:
CadensDad wrote:Triple Play 98 on ps1 let me hit a 699 once it was soooo sweeeeet


All-Star Baseball '00 for N64....


Matt Williams + Aluminum Bat + Facing Nolan Ryan + in the "Field of Dreams" cornfield = 800+ foot bombs.


I still maintain that, that was the greatest baseball video game ever.
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