The 25 biggest home runs in New York history

The Yankees' Scott Brosius reacts after hitting a

The Yankees' Scott Brosius reacts after hitting a game-tying solo home run in Game 5 of the 2001 World Series against Arizona. Photo Credit: Paul J. Bereswill, 2001

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Aaron Boone's Game 7 blast for the Yankees to walk off with the 2003 American League Championship Series. Robin Ventura's grand slam that was -- and wasn't -- for the Mets. The pine tar incident.

From the Polo Grounds to Ebbets Field, Yankee Stadium, Shea Stadium and Citi Field, Newsday ranks the biggest home runs hit in New York. "Biggest" includes historical impact, significance of the moment in time, level of importance in the game and the accomplishment itself.

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The list spans from the 1920s to 2012, involves the Yankees, Mets, Dodgers and Giants -- but also includes some pretty memorable home runs hit by the opposition.

It includes the biggest stars of New York baseball. And some players who didn't have such gaudy career stats. Mets infielder Al Weis only hit eight career home runs. But one of them makes our list.

From the emotional to the extraordinary, take a base on balls down memory lane.

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