Baltimore Orioles’ Adam Jones hits home run No. 125 at Camden Yards Monday night against the Minnesota Twins as he sets the all-time home run record at Camden Yards.
Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles hit his eighth home run of the season Monday night, but most importantly, home run No. 125 at Camden Yards, making him the new all-time leader for home runs at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
The treasured home run came in the bottom of the second inning off Minnesota Twins right-handed pitcher Kyle Gibson that gave the Orioles a 5-0 lead. With the home run, Jones passes Rafael Palmeiro for the most home runs at OPACY.
Here’s how Jones and Palmeiro stack up against each other for all-time home runs by age:
Jones hit more home runs than Palmeiro at 29 years old as Jones smashed 27 home runs in 2015 to Palmeiro’s 23 homers. However, at the age of 30, Palmeiro outslugged Jones by hitting 39 home runs to Jones’ 29 four-baggers.
Lastly, here’s a chart of Jones’ first 124 home runs at Camden Yards. As you can see, Jones smashes most of his home runs by pulling the baseball over the left field fence in a sea of orange.
Jones, 31, hit his first career home run at Camden Yards on April 15, 2008, against Toronto Blue Jays’ Shaun Marcum in the bottom of the fifth inning, sending it deep to the left field line.