The New Home Run Apple

Citi Field Home Run Apple

A shot of center field. Hey, what’s that beyond the center field fence? Looks like it may be the stem of an apple!

Citi Field center field apple

A closer look does reveal a massive apple in hiding. Though there was a home run in the game, the apple remained in its hiding place.

I can assure you, though, that it is a brand new apple. The next post in this series reveals the fate of the old apple.

Joe Janish began MetsToday in 2005 to provide the unique perspective of a high-level player and coach -- he earned NCAA D-1 All-American honors as a catcher and coached several players who went on to play pro ball. As a result his posts often include mechanical evaluations, scout-like analysis, and opinions that go beyond the numbers. Follow Joe's baseball tips on Twitter at @onbaseball and at the On Baseball Google Plus page.
  1. kerelcooper March 30, 2009 at 7:16 am
    I hope we see this Apple plenty of times this season..