The 2013 Home Run Derby didn't fail to offer fans plenty of excitement on Monday night as Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes became the newest home run champion.
The 27-year-old put on a show with 32 total home runs on the evening and outdueled Bryce Harper in the finale.
As usual, the display of power from baseball's top sluggers didn't fail to generate some impressive statistics. Here were the most crazy nuggets and results from a memorable event.
First Round Results via Sports Illustrated.
17: That's the number of home runs that Cespedes launched in the first round. According to ESPN Stats & Info, it's the third-most first-round dingers in the history of the competition.
Yoenis Cespedes ties David Ortiz for 3rd-most HR in 1st round of a HR Derby pic.twitter.com/WEzluXp1bM— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 16, 2013
68: The number of career Home Run Derby homers that Prince Fielder has collected, per Numbers Never Lie. The Detroit Tigers slugger may have been eliminated in the first round but wins the lifetime achievement award for surpassing Sammy Sosa and Jason Giambi on the all-time list.
Prince Fielder is now 3rd all-time with 68 career #HRDerby blasts. He surpassed Jason Giambi (67) & Sammy Sosa (65) during that round.— Numbers Never Lie (@ESPN_Numbers) July 16, 2013
484: How many feet Fielder's longest home run traveled. It was the longest home run of the entire evening. He may not have impressed with his numbers, but he delivered the most jaw-dropping bomb of the night.
0: The number of Major League home run leaders at the All-Star break that have won the home run derby, per Jayson Stark of ESPN. Chris Davis' paltry four homers in the second round allowed the interesting streak to continue.
Chris Davis' exit keeps alive an incredible streak. The major-league HR leader at the break has still never won a Derby. #uselessinfo— Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) July 16, 2013
5: The amount of home runs Harper hit consecutively at one point in the second round, per Mark Zuckerman of CSN. Considering the fatigue that can set in when players are attempting to blast every ball out of the park, that's an impressive mark.
5 straight HRs for Harper.— Mark Zuckerman (@ZuckermanCSN) July 16, 2013
3: The most swings that Harper took before hitting a home run according to Stark. That's startling consistency over the course of the two rounds. Harper hit eight home runs in each round.
In his 2 rounds, Harper never went more than 3 swings in a row without a HR. He had his Derby Face on. Did he know he even had a Derby face?— Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) July 16, 2013
32: The number of home runs Cespedes hit over the course of the contest. According to ESPN Stats & Info, that's the third-highest number of all-time. Even more impressive? He had five outs left when he clinched the victory; he could have pushed for the record.
2.5: The total number of miles that Cespedes' home runs traveled on Monday night, per ESPN Stats & Info.
Yoenis Cespedes hit nearly 2.5 miles worth of HR in #HRDerby That's enough to cross the Brooklyn Bridge twice.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 16, 2013
Cespedes didn't just impress with the sheer volume of homers that he hit. The colossal distance he got on the majority of them was outstanding.