With an average contestant age of 25.26 years, the 2019 T-Mobile Home Run Derby featured the youngest field in the event’s history, so it’s fitting that a rookie slugger took home the $1 million prize. Mets rookie sensation Pete Alonso overcame a mesmerizing performance from Blue Jays phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. — who hit a single-Derby-record 91 homers — with 23 homers in the final to claim the crown.
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— New York Mets (@Mets) July 9, 2019