Tri States Public Radio Staff
Tue April 3, 2012
Tape Measure Home Runs And Baseball's Biggest Hits
A home run by Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth during spring training had baseball lovers breaking out the tape measure to figure out how far the ball had gone. Sports writer Jane Leavy explains the practice that dates back to Mickey Mantle's historic 565 foot hit in 1953.