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Players with home run in first at-bat

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The Yankees had a pair of rookies achieve the amazing feat of homering in their first back, doing it in back-to-back at-bats on Aug. 13, 2016, when Tyler Austin and Aaron Judge became the first teammates in Major League history to accomplish it in a game.

The Yankees had a pair of rookies achieve the amazing feat of homering in their first back, doing it in back-to-back at-bats on Aug. 13, 2016, when Tyler Austin and Aaron Judge became the first teammates in Major League history to accomplish it in a game.

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"It was exciting," Judge said. "Tyler went out there and he got down, 0-2, really quick, but he battled and had a great at-bat and was able to hit one out. I was ecstatic on deck and I was like, 'I've just got to make contact now.'

"What a day. That's all I can really say."

Here is a complete list of those players, with the 28 who homered on the first pitch they saw denoted with an asterisk.

• Paul DeJong, Cardinals, May 28, 2017 Watch >
• Aaron Judge, Yankees, Aug. 13, 2016 Watch >
• Tyler Austin, Yankees, Aug. 13, 2016 Watch >
• Willson Contreras, Cubs, June 19, 2016 * Watch >
• Daniel Norris, Tigers, Aug. 19, 2015 Watch >
• Eddie Rosario, Twins, May 6, 2015 * Watch >
• Jorge Soler, Cubs, Aug. 27, 2014 Watch >
• Jurickson Profar, Rangers, Spet. 2, 2012 Watch >
• Eddy Rodriguez, Padres, Aug. 2, 2012 Watch >
• Starling Marte, Pirates, July 26, 2012 * Watch >
• Brett Pill, Giants, Sept. 6, 2011 Watch >
• Tommy Milone, Nationals, Sept. 3, 2011 * Watch >
• Brandon Guyer, Rays, May 6, 2011 Watch >
• J.P. Arencibia, Blue Jays, Aug. 7, 2010 * Watch >
• Daniel Nava, Red Sox, June 12, 2010 * Watch >
• Starlin Castro, Cubs, May 7, 2010 Watch >
• Luke Hughes, Twins, April 28, 2010 Watch >
• Jason Heyward, Braves, April 5, 2010 Watch >
• John Hester, D-backs, Aug. 28, 2009 Watch >
• Gerardo Parra, D-backs, May 13, 2009 Watch >
• Jordan Schafer, Braves, April 5, 2009 Watch >
• Mark Saccomanno, Astros, Sept. 8, 2008 * Watch >
• Luis Montanez, Orioles, Aug. 6, 2008 Watch >
• Mark Worrell, Cardinals, June 5, 2008 Watch >
• Elijah Dukes, Devil Rays, April 2, 2007 Watch >
• Josh Fields, White Sox, Sept. 18, 2006 Watch >
• Charlton Jimerson, Astros, Sept. 4, 2006 Watch >
• Kevin Kouzmanoff, Indians, Sept. 2, 2006 * Watch >
• Adam Wainwright, Cardinals, May 24, 2006 * Watch >
• Mike Napoli, Angels, May 4, 2006 Watch >
• Jeremy Hermida, Marlins, Aug. 31, 2005 Watch >
• Mike Jacobs, Mets, Aug. 21, 2005 Watch >
• Andy Phillips, Yankees, Sept. 26, 2004 * Watch >
• Greg Dobbs, Mariners, Sept. 8, 2004 Watch >
• Hector Luna, Cardinals, April 8, 2004 Watch >
• Kazuo Matsui, Yankees, April 6, 2004 * Watch >
• Dave Matranga, Astros, June 27, 2003 Watch >
• Miguel Olivo, White Sox, Sept. 15, 2002 Watch >
• Marcus Thames, Yankees, June 10, 2002 * Watch >
Gene Stechschulte, Cardinals, April 1, 2001 *
• Chris Richard, Cardinals, July 17, 2000 * Watch >
• Keith McDonald, Cardinals, July 4, 2000 Watch >
• Alex Cabrera, D-backs, June 26, 2000 Watch >
• Esteban Yan, Devil Rays, June 4, 2000 Watch >
• Guillermo Mota, Expos, June 9, 1999 Watch >
• Carlos Lee, White Sox, May 7, 1999 Watch >
• Marlon Anderson, Phillies, Sept. 8, 1998 Watch >
• Brad Fullmer, Expos, Sept. 2, 1997 Watch >
• Dustin Hermanson, Expos, April 16, 1997 Watch >
• Jermaine Dye, Braves, May 17, 1996 Watch >
• Jon Nunnally, Royals, April 29, 1995 Watch >
• Garey Ingram, Dodgers, May 19, 1994
• Mitch Lyden, Marlins, June 16, 1993
• Jay Gainer, Rockies, May 14, 1993 *
• Jim Bullinger, Cubs, June 8, 1992 *
• Dave Eiland, Padres, April 10, 1992 Watch >
• Jose Offerman, Dodgers, Aug. 19, 1990 Watch >
• Junior Felix, Blue Jays, May 4, 1989 *
• Ricky Jordan, Phillies, July 17, 1988 Watch >
• Jay Bell, Indians, Sept. 29, 1986 *
• Terry Steinbach, A's, Sept. 12, 1986
• Will Clark, Giants, April 8, 1986
• Andre David, Twins, June 29, 1984
• Mike Fitzgerald, Mets, Sept. 13, 1983
• Carmelo Martinez, Cubs, Aug. 22, 1983
• Gary Gaetti, Twins, Sept. 20, 1981
• Tim Wallach, Expos, Sept. 6, 1980
• Dave Machemer, Angels, June 21, 1978
• Al Woods, Blue Jays, April 7, 1977 * Watch >
• Johnnie LeMaster, Giants, Sept. 2, 1975
• Dave McKay, Twins, Aug. 22, 1975
• Jose Sosa, Astros, July 30, 1975
• John Montefusco, Giants, Sept. 3, 1974
• Reggie Sanders, Tigers, Sept, 1, 1974
• Benny Ayala, Mets, Aug. 27, 1974
• Don Rose, Angels, May 24, 1972 *
• Gene Lamont, Tigers, Sept. 2, 1970
• Joe Keough, A's, Aug. 7, 1968
• Rick Renick, Twins, July 11, 1968
• John Miller, Yankees, Sept. 11, 1966
• Brant Alyea, Senators, Sept. 12, 1965 *
• Bill Roman, Tigers, Sept. 30, 1964
• Bert Campaneris, A's, July 23, 1964 *
• Gates Brown, Tigers, June 19, 1963
• Buster Narum, Orioles, May 5, 1963
• John Kennedy, Senators, Sept. 5, 1962
• Bob Tillman, Red Sox, May 19, 1962
• Cuno Barragan, Cubs, Sept. 1, 1961
• Don Leppert, Pirates, June 18, 1961
• Frank Ernaga, Cubs, May 24, 1957
• Bill White, Giants, May 7, 1956
• Chuck Tanner, Braves, April 12, 1955 *
• Wally Moon, Cardinals, April 13, 1954
• Hoyt Wilhelm, Giants, April 23, 1952
• Bob Nieman, Browns, Sept. 14, 1951
• Ted Tappe, Reds, Sept. 14, 1950
• Ed Sanicki, Phillies, Sept. 14, 1949
• Les Layton, Giants, May 21, 1948
• George Vico, Tigers, April 20, 1948 *
• Dan Bankhead, Dodgers, Aug. 26, 1947
• Eddie Pellagrini, Red Sox, April 22, 1946
• Whitey Lockman, Giants, July 5, 1945
• Hack Miller, Tigers, April 23, 1944
• Buddy Kerr, Giants, Sept. 8, 1943
• Paul Gillespie, Cubs, Sept. 11, 1942
• Clyde Vollmer, Reds, May 31, 1942 *
• Bill LeFebvre, Red Sox, June 10, 1938
• Ernie Koy, Dodgers, April 19, 1938
• Heinie Mueller, Phillies, April 19, 1938
• Gene Hasson, A's, Sept. 9, 1937
• Ace Parker, A's, April 30, 1937
• Eddie Morgan, Cardinals, April 14, 1936 *
• Gordon Slade, Dodgers, May 24, 1930
• Clise Dudley, Dodgers, April 27, 1929 *
• Earl Averill, Indians, April 16, 1929
• Walter Mueller, Pirates, May 7, 1922 *
• Luke Stuart, Browns, Aug. 8, 1921
• Johnny Bates, Beaneaters, April 12, 1906
• Bill Duggleby, Phillies, April 21, 1898
• Joe Harrington, Beaneaters, Sept. 10, 1895

Ed Eagle is an editorial producer for MLB.com.