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Most Home Runs At Citi Field Recorded

By Aditya Bhattarai / 22 May 2023 02:46 AM

The highest HR in Mets home ground is led by Lucas, Michael and others.
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Most Home Runs at Citi Field is 71 HR by Lucas Duda. Former first baseman Lucas is among the all time home run leaders at Citi Field for New York Mets.

Michael Conforto is right behind Lucas with 66 HR while others such as David Wright and Pete Alonso are also listed among the top scorers at the Mets' home ground. 

Citi Field has been the official stadium of the Major League Baseball team New York Mets since 29 March 2009. It was built as a replacement for the Shea Stadium in Flushing, Queens, New York.

With an audience capacity of 41,922, it has allowed many Mets fans to experience the numbers grow on the Home Run Apple placed at the batter's eye. The Apple is a scoreboard that updates the total homeruns made in the game.

The Mets ballpark also has a record of doing various charitable works for the increasing numbers in the Apple during an MLB season. Citi once supported a campaign in 2018 to fight against childhood hunger for each number that goes up at the Home run apple.

SNY shared an article about how they took steps in aiding the No Kid Hungry campaign which aimed at providing 20,000 meals to hungry kids from NYC and from all other states in America.

Home Run Leaders At Citi Field

Citi field home runs leader is Lucas Duda with 71 followed by Michael Conforto for 66 HR. David Wright is third with 49 and Pete Alonso is fourth with 48 homers.

While there are many baseball stars that have achieved more than 200 homers from the Mets, they have mostly scored them at other stadiums rather than the Citi.

Mets reporter Mathew Brownstein mentioned four names on Twitter, that fall into the category of most HR at Citi. These four players are known to hit the top four homers while playing at the Mets' home ground.

Lucas Duda - 71 HR

Lucas Duda is a former first baseman with a 10 years career as a professional baseball player. Lucas was drafted by the Mets in the 2007 MLB draft.

Duda has recorded the most HR at the Mets ballpark.
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He made his MLB debut after 3 years on 21 September 2010 and played with the NY Mets for eight seasons until 2017. During his time with the Mets, the first baseman had obtained 125 HR in total.

Duda ranks 9th for the most HR as a Mets player but he holds the leading position in terms of HR made at Citi.

Being the first baseman starting on the 2015 Mets team that won the National League Pennant, he had the skills to lead the team in all the games played during the 2010s.

After moving through three other teams namely Tampa Bay Rays, Atlanta Braves, and Kansas City Royals, he retired on 26 July 2019.

Michael Conforto - 66 HR

Michael Conforto is a baseball outfielder that has a professional career of eight years in MLB. Conforto has the second-highest HR at Citi.

Conforto ranks second among the top scorers at the citi ballpark.
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The 2017 All-Star player was drafted by the Mets in the 2014 MLB draft. Making his debut in July 2015, he played with the Mets until 2021 before joining the San Francisco Giants in 2023.

Conforto was also named to the All-MLB second-team outfielder in 2020. After becoming a free agent in 2021, he did not have the chance to play because of a shoulder injury. The outfielder made his return with the Giants after 6 January 2023.

David Wright - 49 HR

David Wright is a former third baseman who spent all his professional career with the New York Mets. Wright was named an All-Star player seven times.

Wright has made 49 shots at the citi ballpark, becoming the third highest at the stadium.
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With a total of 242 homers for the team throughout his 14 years in MLB, David had scored 49 HR at the Citi stadium. He is the second-highest scorer for the team after Darryl Strawberry, but most of his HR was made in other arenas.

Drafted by the Mets in the 2001 MLB draft, he made his debut after three years in 2004. Following his 14 years career in MLB 

Wright was also known for his nickname "Captain America" which he obtained after his performance at the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Pete Alonso - 48 HR

Pete Alonso is an American baseball first baseman who made his debut in MLB on 28 March 2019. Pete was drafted by the Mets in the 2016 MLB Draft.

Alosno is a legend from Mets with a record HR from the very first season at MLB.
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The Mets first baseman has been named All-Star twice during his career. He made a Major League record with 53 HR in his rookie year in 2019 and also became the MLB Home Run Leader in the same year.

The two-time All-Star player has scored a total of 162 home runs as of 2023, with 48 of them obtained while playing at the Citi field. Alonso is also known among his fans by his peculiar nickname of Polar Bear, because of his powerful build and hard-hitting ability.

Mets Home Run Leaders In 2023

Mets Home Run Leaders 2023 are Pete Alonso, Francisco Lindor, Francisco Alvarez and Eduardo Escobar. Alonso is leading the Mets HR ranking for 2023 with 16.

MLB player pool stats confirm that the highest of his season is leading the second rank by 10 HR. Francisco Lindor in second position with 6 HR in this season while the other two have 4.

Pete has been making records and leading the HR leader position as a legend batter starting from his rookie year in 2019. Meanwhile, Francisco Alvarez is starting to make some waves as the rookie HR star by coming in the top 5 positions in his first season.

There are a total of 10 hitters from the New York Mets that have been listed with at least a single homer in the 2023 season.  

The HR leaders of Mets in 2023 are listed as follows.

9. Jeff McNeil2
5. Brett Baty3
3. Francisco Alvarez4
4. Eduardo Escobar4
7. Brandon Nimmo3
11. Starling Marte1
2. Francisco Lindor6
12. Mark Vientos1
10. Daniel Vogelbach2
8. Tommy Pham3
Mets Players Leading By HR In 2023Home Runs
6. Mark Canha3
1. Pete Alonso16

Longest Home Run Hitters At Citi Field

Longest home run at Citi Field is 469 feet by Michael Conforto. The Fansided records the shot went off the fastball by Elieser Hernandez on 29 September 2021.

The ball went straight toward the far end of the seats from the right field where a fan caught the souvenir of his life.

Similarly, the second-longest shot at Citi was 468 feet, made by Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton made the shot on 7 May 2017 while hitting the throw by Adam Wilk, deep into the audience. He also holds the record for the farthest at the Yankee Stadium.

Kyle Schwarber hitting his record shot at Matt Harvey's ball at the Citi ballpark.
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The third-best shot that went the furthest was made by Kyle Shwarber which is 467 feet. He shot the pitch by Matt Harvey on 14 June 2017. He is also listed on the top 10 list for the American Family field and the Wrigley field for the same record shots.

Schwarber also has top-10 home runs at American Family Field and Wrigley Field.

Here is a list of players that have hit the longest home run hits of the Statcast Era at the Mets home ground.

10. Joey Gallo457 feet
2. Giancarlo Stanton468 feet
8. Pete Alonso458 feet
9. Aaron Judge457 feet
7. Austin Riley458 feet
4. Juan Soto466 feet
1. Michael Conforto469 feet
3. Kyle Schwarber467 feet
6. Kyle Schwarber459 feet
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5. Anthony Rizzo462 feet

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