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.
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.
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.
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.
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.