Vlad Jr. Breaks Home Run Derby Records

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Vlad Jr. Breaks Home Run Derby Records 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Tue Jul 9, 2019 12:07 pm

Vladimir Guerrero, Jr. lost to Pete Alonso in the final round of the Home Run Derby, but made history along the way.

Guerrero hit a Derby-record 91 home runs in the event.

\"First of all, you just have to thank God and the fans for all the support,\" Guerrero, Jr. said after breaking the record. \"We gave everyone a good show, and that\'s what we wanted. ... I feel proud of hitting 91 home runs because I broke the record.\"

At 20 years and 114 days, Guerrero, Jr. was the youngest participant in the history of the Home Run Derby.

Guerrero hit 29 home runs in the first round, 40 in the second and 22 in the finals.

Via Juan Toribio/MLB

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