Patience paid off at home run derby in 1999 ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff Fans lined up inside and outside Fenway Park for the home run derby. Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff Balls sat in the net atop the Green Monster after being blasted during the home run derby. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Padres outfielder Tony Gwynn took a peek inside the Green Monster during practice earlier in the day. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Mariners outfielder Ken Griffey, who won the contest, blasted one of his home runs during the derby. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Cardinals first baseman Mark McGwire blasted a record 13 home runs during the first round. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Cubs outfielder Sammy Sosa had a power outage and hit just one home run. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Rangers closer John Wetteland joked around during practice. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez showed White Sox outfielder Magglio Ordonez around Fenway.