If you weren't aware by now, Pete Alonso absolutely mashes at the dish. The Mets rookie has been shattering record after record with his power swing, and added another milestone to the books on Sunday evening. Polar Pete unleashed his 40th home run of the season, setting the all-time NL rookie record.
After finally breaking Cody Bellinger's NL record of 39 home runs, Alonso can now set his eyes on some other massive achievements.
Pete could also become the franchise's single-season home run leader with a coupe more long balls. He's currently one homer away from tying Carlos Beltran and Todd Hundley's record of 41.
Alonso is also on pace for 122 RBI, which would leave him just shy of Mike Piazza and David Wright's record of 124.
The Mets clearly made the right move when they decided to promote Pete to the big leagues before the start of the season. He's rewarded their faith by showcasing his extraordinary power at the plate.