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Miami Marlins Star Giancarlo Stanton Went Bonkers During The Home Run Derby

One of those baseballs is still waiting to land, probably.

Posted on July 11, 2016, at 10:56 p.m. ET

Miami Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton won Monday night's MLB Home Run Derby, finishing with a total of 61 home runs.

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Stanton hit one ball 497 feet, making it "the longest home run EVER" tracked by MLB's Statcast. Stanton's longest regular-season home run in 2016 was 475 feet.

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Stanton's fastest exit velocity (how fast the ball traveled as he hit it off the bat) reached 120 mph, reaching a maximum 497 feet. All said, Stanton hit over 5 miles worth of home runs (that doesn't include his long outs).

Jaw-dropping power 😱😱😱😱😱😱😱. @tmobile #HRDerby

No one else even came close to that velocity and distance. However, the Orioles' Mark Trumbo, who faced Stanton in the semifinals, managed to hit a dinger off the enormous scoreboard at Petco Park.

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Pretty much everyone went nuts while watching Stanton, but especially other MLB players, who were probably glad he wasn't hitting monster dingers against their teams...Monday night, anyway.

STANTONπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ #HRDerby

Look at Stanton's biceps...look at those forearms....is that real life? #HomerunDerby #AllStarGame

@Giancarlo818 πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ #HRDerby

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Nice of @Giancarlo818 to give the kids in the OF a break. #HRDerby #ASG #NL

I think those kids in the outfield might need more protection than a mere glove with @Giancarlo818 hitting 😳

Congrats to Stanton, and thanks for all the dingers.

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