McGwire's 69th Homer
McGwire's 1998 Homers


1962 Maris Baseball Card
Maris's 1961 Homers
Maris 61st HR Movie


Jimmie Foxx—
58 HRs (1932), 50 HRs (1938)


Hack Wilson—
56 HRs in 1930


Ken Griffey Jr.—
56 HRs in 1997 & 1998

Baseball's Top
Home Run Hitters
in a Season
Hitters Homers Year
Mark McGwire 70 1998
Sammy Sosa 66 1998
Roger Maris 61 1961
Babe Ruth 60 1927
Babe Ruth 59 1921
Jimmie Foxx 58 1932
Hank Greenberg 58 1938
Mark McGwire 58 1997
Hack Wilson 56 1930
Ken Griffey Jr. 56 1997
Ken Griffey Jr. 56 1998
Babe Ruth 54 1920
Babe Ruth 54 1928
Ralph Kiner 54 1949
Mickey Mantle 54 1961
Mickey Mantle 52 1956
Willie Mays 52 1965
George Foster 52 1977
Mark McGwire 52 1996
Ralph Kiner 51 1947
Johnny Mize 51 1947
Willie Mays 51 1955
Cecil Fielder 51 1990
Jimmie Foxx 50 1938
Albert Belle 50 1995
Brady Anderson 50 1996

Willie Mays 1951 Bowman BB Card
52 HRs (1965), 51 HRs (1955)
Gary Smith essay on Willie Mays

Sosa's 64th Home Run
Sosa's 1998 Homers


Official Babe Ruth Site
Babe Ruth 60th HR Movie


Hank Greenberg—
58 HRs in 1938


Mickey Mantle—
54 HRs (1961), 52 HRs (1956)


Ralph Kiner—
54 HRs (1949), 51 HRs (1947)


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Peter Y. Chou, Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Rd., Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
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