WATCH: Mets prospect homers in first MLB plate appearance

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By , Audacy Sports

Brett Baty had a big-league debut that neither he nor Mets fans will soon forget.

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The touted infield prospect got the call up to the Majors ahead of Wednesday night's game in Atlanta -- and promptly clubbed a home run in his first career plate appearance as a Met.

Upon crossing home plate, he shared a big hug with veteran outfielder Mark Canha, who scored on the two-run blast.

The 22-year-old former first-round draft pick's family was on hand in Atlanta, and went ballistic during Baty's special special moment.

Baty's father, Clint, described the moment as "goosebumps and tears and hugs."

The power display was nothing new for Baty, who has raked at virtually every stop through the Mets minor league system. This season, he hit .312/.406/.544 with 19 home runs in 394 plate appearances in Double-A. He was recently promoted to Triple-A, where he played in just six games before he was called up by the Mets to replace the injured Eduardo Escobar.

The rousing debut prompted a shoutout from another touted rookie on the New York sports scene, Jets wide receiver Garrett Wilson. The former Ohio State standout, who played youth football with Baty, called him the "GOAT" in a tweet.

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