2008 State Farm Home Run Derby Tracker
Josh Hamilton put on a home-run hitting display that would have made Babe Ruth proud, but in the end Justin Morneau emerged as the champion of the 2008 State Farm Home Run Derby at Yankee Stadium. The Twins' first baseman outslugged the Rangers' outfielder, 5-3, in the championship round to come out on top. Hamilton settled for second place despite setting a Home Run Derby record with 28 bombs in the first round.To see a replay of the Derby, check out ESPN360.
|PLAYER||TEAM||ROUND 1||ROUND 2||FINAL||TOTAL||LONG||SEASON|
|* -- Hamilton stopped after four outs|
|DERBY CHAMPIONS||YANKEE STADIUM, NEW YORK|
Opened: April 18, 1923
Ballpark dimensions (feet): 318-LF; 399-LC; 408-CF; 385-RC; 314-RF
First HR: Babe Ruth, April 18, 1923
Most HRs at Yankee Stadium (by a Yankee): Mickey Mantle 266
Most HRs at Yankee Stadium (by an opponent): Goose Goslin 32
Helpful links: More ballpark info | Park Factors | Home Run Tracker
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