Andruw Jones on Tuesday night became the 13th Yankee since the expansion era of 1961 to homer in his first at-bat with the team. On a full count in the second inning, Jones smoked an offering from Minnesota's Brian Duensing into the left-field stands.
Here's a look at the baker's dozen to accomplish this feat in pinstripes. No opposing pitcher appears on this list twice, and the Red Sox are the only team to allow more than one Yankee to appear on this list.
|John A. Miller||Sept. 11, 1966||Red Sox||Lee Stang|
|Graig Nettles*||April 6, 1973||Red Sox||Luis Tiant|
|Jimmy Wynn||April 7, 1977||Brewers||Bill Travers|
|Barry Foote||April 28, 1981||Tigers||Dan Schatzeder|
|Glenallen Hill||July 24, 2000||Orioles||John Parrish|
|Ron Coomer||April 6, 2002||Devil Rays||Wilson Alvarez|
|Marcus Thames||June 10, 2002||Diamondbacks||Randy Johnson|
|Todd Zeile||April 2, 2003||Blue Jays||Mark Hendrickson|
|Bubba Crosby||April 9, 2004||White Sox||Shingo Takatsu|
|Andy Phillips||Sept. 26, 2004||Red Sox||Terry Adams|
|Nick Green*||July 2, 2006||Mets||Heath Bell|
|Cody Ransom**||Aug. 17, 2008||Royals||Jeff Fulchino|
|Curtis Granderson||April 4, 2010||Red Sox||Josh Beckett|
|Andruw Jones||April 5, 2011||Twins||Brian Duensing|
* Nettles and Green both homered in their first official at-bat, where as the others on this list did so in their first plate appearance.
** Ransom also homered in his second plate appearance, becoming the first and only Yankee to accomplish that feat.