Mike Hessman sets minor league home run record with No. 433 – VIDEO



Mike Hessman,   shown with the Mets in 2010,   is now the career home run leader in the minor leagues with 433. By Kevin Manahan


The (first-place!) Mets have been looking for a big bat all season, and it turns out they had it in for 32 games in 2010.

OK, we’re joking. They should stick with slugger Yoenis Cespedes.

But they once had a guy who now has 447 career home runs — even if 433 of them have been hit in the minors.

Mike Hessman hit a home run and batted .127 in that short stint with the Mets, but he’s the new career home run leader in the minor leagues after hitting No. 433 — a grand slam — on Monday night in the Toledo Mudhens’ 10-8 loss…

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NJ.com, by Kevin Manahan




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