Can You Tell Me How to Get, How to Get to Eutaw Street?
by Matthew Taylor
A holiday visit home allowed me the opportunity to visit Camden Yards and take a stroll down Eutaw Street, where I photographed each of the 41 bronze baseballs marking home runs that landed there. It's a task that I've wanted to complete ever since I realized how difficult it is to locate a detailed accounting of Eutaw Street home runs.
Here are some trivia questions related to my archiving efforts. Scroll down for the answers.
Eutaw Street Trivia
1. Who hit the first-ever Eutaw Street home run?
2. Who hit the longest Eutaw Street home run during game action?
3. Who hit the shortest Eutaw Street home run?
4. Which Oriole players, past or present, hit a Eutaw Street home run for a different team?
5. How many of the 41 bronze balls on Eutaw Street are for Oriole players?
6. Which Oriole has hit the most Eutaw Street home runs?
7. Which visiting team has the most Eutaw Street home runs?
8. Which visiting players have had a home run land on Eutaw Street multiple times?
9. Who is the only visiting player to hit a Eutaw Street home run for two different teams?
10. How many National League players have had a home run land on Eutaw Street? Name them.
1. Mickey Tettleton, Detroit Tigers, April 20, 1992. Two others accomplished the feat that season: Kevin Reimer, Rangers, May 5, 1992, and Lee Stevens, Angels, May 27, 1992.
2. Henry Rodriguez, Montreal Expos, 1997 - 443 feet.
3. Johnny Damon, Yankees, 2007 - 370 feet.
4. Mickey Tettleton, Tigers, 1992, and Aubrey Huff, Devil Rays, 2003.
6. Rafael Palmeiro (5). He is followed by Brady Anderson (3) and Jay Gibbons (2).
7. The Red Sox (4), followed by the Yankees (3), Rangers (3), Rays (2), Indians (2), and Blue Jays (2). Teams with one Eutaw Street home run: Tigers, Mariners, Angels, Dodgers, Expos, Twins, A's, and White Sox.
8. Jim Thome (twice, both with the Indians) and Lee Stevens (twice, once with the Angels and once with the Rangers).
9. Lee Stevens (Angels, 1992, and Rangers, 1998).
10. Two. Shawn Green (Dodgers, 2002) and Henry Rodriguez (Expos, 1997).