Brew Crew Blasts, #4: Here Comes Prince Fielder Again

This is Part Seven of a ten part series looking at the Brewers' longest home runs of 2011, as measured by Hit Tracker Online. The first six parts in the series can be accessed here:

Rank Hitter Distance Date Link
5 Ryan Braun
445 feet March 31 Yesterday
6 Ryan Braun
444 feet April 3
Post (w/ video)
7 Prince Fielder 443 feet July 5 Post (w/ video)
8 Corey Hart 443 feet July 19 Post (w/ video)
9 Rickie Weeks 443 feet September 27 Post (w/ video)
10 Corey Hart 441 feet May 23 Post (w/ video)

I''ve already mentioned the September 27 game against the Pirates once in this series, as it provided the stage for Rickie Weeks to hit a bomb to left field against Ross Ohlendorf of the Pirates. Weeks' blast was really just a side note to Prince Fielder's performance, though: He went 3-for-3 with a walk and all three of his hits left the yard.

The longest of the three was his second shot, which you can see here:

That ball traveled an estimated 451 feet to center and was the third longest homer Ross Ohlendorf has ever allowed.

All three of Fielder's homers in this game either tied the contest or gave the Brewers the lead. The final blast came in the seventh inning and powered the Crew to a 6-4 victory.

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