There is a few historic place to hit home runs across major league baseball. Allegheny River in Pittsburgh, McCovey Cove in San Francisco, Lansdowne Street in Boston, and Waveland Avenue in Chicago. Even hitting one on to the train tracks is special at Minute Maid Park.
And Baltimore has Eutaw Street. Only 92 previous in-game home runs had reached the street in the 25-year history of the ballpark before Saturday night. Make that 93 home runs with Marwin Gonzalez's blast Saturday night.
Gonzalez stepped in for Colin Moran after he exited the game following hitting a foul ball off his face.
The Astros super utility player had stepped in with a 0-1 count and saw seven more pitches from Orioles reliever Darren O'Day including four straight fouled off. Then Gonzalez did his best impression of Adrian Beltre and nearly dropped to one knee lifting an 82 MPH slider far over the right field fence.
He was the first Astros to hit Eutaw street since Robbie Grossman did it in 2013.