Evan “Oso Blanco” Gattis, a rookie catcher and outfielder for the Atlanta Braves crushes the longest homer of the 2013 MLB season. The blast went 486 feet by ESPN’s calculations. Oso Blanco means “white bear” in Spanish, which is a nickname some minor league teammates gave him to describe his bear-like figure.
Evan Gattis hit the longest HR of the season earlier today … 486 feet by our calculations. For more on HR distances http://t.co/DChPZH41jp
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) September 8, 2013