Who has caught the most home run balls?

His name Zack Hample and he hold the world’s record for catching baseballs in the stands at Major League stadiums. He has his own website and a page in Wikipedia and as of September 29, 2013, he has collected 7,157 baseballs from 50 different stadiums.

Who has caught the most home run balls?

Zachary Ben Hample
Zachary Ben Hample is an 44-year-old American baseball collector. He claims that he has collected more than 11,000 baseballs from Major League stadiums in North America, including Alex Rodriguez’s 3,000th career hit and Mike Trout’s first career home run.

Who has caught the most baseballs?

His name Zack Hample and he hold the world’s record for catching baseballs in the stands at Major League stadiums. He has his own website and a page in Wikipedia and as of September 29, 2013, he has collected 7,157 baseballs from 50 different stadiums.

How many home run balls does Zack Hample have?

Zack Hample is one of the more interesting fans you’ll find in professional sports. He has caught more than 11,000 baseballs at MLB games (home runs + foul balls + ground-rule doubles) which is a world record.

Has anybody ever hit 4 homeruns in a game?

Lou Gehrig, Yankees, June 3, 1932 Gehrig was the first AL player and the first in the modern era to hit four homers in a single contest during the Yankees’ 20-13 win over the Athletics at Shibe Park. Gehrig hit another rocket in the ninth inning that flew to deep center field but was caught short of the wall.

Who owns a homerun ball?

Basically, the ball belongs to MLB until it’s “abandoned” to the stands, either because it’s hit there, a player throws it there or what have you. That’s easy enough, I suppose. The impetus for that article was the then-pending case involving Barry Bonds’ 73rd home run ball hit in 2001.

How much is a home run ball worth?

$250,000 to $300,000
According to TMZ Sports, several sports memorabilia auction houses are estimating that McGwire’s home run ball may currently be worth as little as $250,000. According to Ken Goldin of Goldin Auctions, the home run ball is worth anywhere from $250,000 to $300,000 now.

Who caught the last home run at Shea Stadium?

It was Carlos Beltrán’s 263rd career home run, but more importantly, it ended up being the last homer that the Mets ever hit at Shea Stadium. Click here to read my long blog entry about the experience and click here to watch me catching it and freaking out.

Can you keep a homerun ball?

If you are at Wrigley field and catch a home run ball hit by the opposition, you can legally keep it, but you are strongly advised to throw it back. That is one souvenir you don’t want.

Did Mark McGwire lose his home run record?

The three players—Bonds, Sosa, and McGwire—who broke Babe Ruth and Roger Maris’ single-season record of 60 homers in 154 games and the modern-day record of 61 home runs in 162 games, have now each been tarnished and in so doing have passed the title of Home Run King back to the rightful owners and era.