Pete Alonso is not only crushing home runs in quantity, but quality too. The Mets first baseman created a buzz at Target Field in Minnesota on Wednesday afternoon when he slammed an eye-popping 474-foot home run into the upper deck.
— New York Mets (@Mets) July 17, 2019
The blast created quite a reaction on social media:
Pete Alonso is a shining light on a dark sea. #Mets
— Hugh Odling-Smee (@smeeho7) July 17, 2019
— MetsFan113 (@MFan113) July 17, 2019
Polar Bears aren't supposed to do that
— Mike Convery⚾️ (@BMAC347) July 17, 2019
Would've been farther but the 3rd deck got in the way.
— RJ Barrett Fan Account (@SForStevennn) July 17, 2019
Fighter jets were dispatched to track an unresponsive object in Minneapolis airspace. Turns out it was just Pete Alonso's home run.
— John (@JRaw1285) July 17, 2019