New York Mets rookie first baseman, Pete Alonso, celebrates hitting his record breaking 53rd home run in the third inning off of Atlanta Braves starting pitcher, Mike Foltynewicz, breaking Aaron Judge’s record for home runs in a rookie season. The Mets went on to win 3-0.
Take a look at our selected images, capturing an historic MLB record. Tonight, New York Mets PETE ALONSO hit his 53rd home run, the most home runs in a rookie season, surpassing New York Yankees Aaron Judge, who previously held the record at 52 home runs. It was a magical night at Citi-Field, an evening that Mets fans will cherish forever.