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May 30, 1956 > Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees hits his 20th home run of the year, a blast that strikes the upper deck facade and narrowly misses sailing out of Yankee Stadium altogether. Some observers estimate that the ball would have traveled upwards of 600 feet had it not hit the facade.