Bae Ji-hwan, ‘finishing home run’, passed Clemente wall after Green Monster “It’s a great honor”

The two homers recorded by Pittsburgh Pirates Bae Ji-hwan (24) in the major leagues are all the more impressive in that they crossed the symbolic wall. 

Bae Ji-hwan started as the first hitter and second baseman in the 2023 major league home game against the Houston Astros, which was played at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on the 12th (Korean time), and hit a three-run home run to end Pittsburgh’s 7-4 in the last at-bat in the bottom of the 9th inning. led to victory 

In the 9th inning, with the score tied 4-4, Houston’s top finishing pitcher Ryan Presley hit a low changeup on the inside of the 6th pitch and went over the middle right wall. It flew with a batting speed of 104.2 miles (167.7 km) and finished with a home run with a flight distance of 403 feet (122.8 m). 

This home run went over the ‘Clemente Wall’, one of the symbols of PNC Park. The right field fence at PNC Park is 21 feet (6.4 m) high and was built to commemorate Pittsburgh legend right fielder Roberto Clemente’s number 21 jersey. 

The local media ‘Pittsburgh-Post Gazette’ gave meaning to ‘Bae Ji-hwan’s two major league home runs crossed the Green Monster and Clemente walls’. 먹튀검증

Following his first home run against the Boston Red Sox on the 5th, Bae Ji-hwan hit the green monster on the left side of Fenway Park in the second inning, his second home run also crossed the symbolic fence. Opened in 1912, Fenway Park, which is 111 years old this year, is the oldest stadium in the major leagues and is famous for the 11.3m high Green Monster. 

Bae Ji-hwan, who decorated his first home run at PNC Park with the final shot that crossed the Clemente Wall, was delighted, saying, “It is a great honor to be able to hit a home run like this in a stadium I only saw in games when I was young.”

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