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8:45 a.m. ET: "It's going, going, going, it's...." Chances are you'll be hearing that phrase a lot Monday night, as Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium provides the setting for the 2012 edition of the Home Run Derby. Begun in 1985, when Dave Parker hit six home runs representing the Cincinnatti Reds at the Metrodome in a single round, the competition has become fierce in years since, with each year's top home run hitters compelled to take part. In at least a couple mid-'90s video games, you could actually break the famous Kauffman Stadium fountains by hitting a home run into them....
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