MLB home run record: List of most home runs in a season, single-season HR leaders as Aaron Judge eyes history

Yankees slugger Aaron Judge hit his sixtieth home run of the season Tuesday night time, in the Yankees’ 147th recreation of the season. It is a actually historical marketing campaign, as Judge leads the majors in home runs, RBI, runs, on-base proportion, slugging proportion, OPS, OPS+, overall bases, WAR and several other different classes. He additionally leads the AL in batting reasonable, that means he is recently in line to be the Triple Crown winner. Only Miguel Cabrera in 2012 has finished that in the final 55 years. 

Overall, Judge is hitting .316/.419/.703 (214 OPS+) with 60 home runs, 128 RBI, 123 runs, 16 stolen bases and 9.7 WAR. Nearly the entirety pops out from that line, however it is most commonly the 60 homers. 

One would possibly have a few questions on that mark, so let’s get down and grimy with the best-ever leaderboards. Just the details right here. 

Most single-season home runs, MLB

1. Barry Bonds, 73, 2001
2. Mark McGwire, 70, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 66, 1998
4. Mark McGwire, 65, 1999
5. Sammy Sosa, 64, 2001
6. Sammy Sosa, 63, 1999
7. Roger Maris, 61, 1961
T8. Aaron Judge, 60, 2022
T8. Babe Ruth, 60, 1927
T10. Giancarlo Stanton, 59, 2017
T10. Babe Ruth, 59, 1921

Most single-season home runs, American League

1. Roger Maris, 61, 1961
T2. Aaron Judge, 60, 2022
T2. Babe Ruth, 60, 1927
T4. Hank Greenberg, 58, 1938
T4. Jimmie Foxx, 58, 1932
6. Alex Rodriguez, 57, 2002
T7. Ken Griffey Jr., 56, 1998
T7. Ken Griffey, Jr., 56, 1997
T9. Jose Bautista, 54, 2010
T9. Alex Rodriguez, 54, 2007
T9. David Ortiz, 54, 2006
T9. Mickey Mantle, 54, 1961
T9. Babe Ruth, 54, 1928
T9. Babe Ruth, 54, 1920

Most single-season home runs, National League

1. Barry Bonds, 73, 2001
2. Mark McGwire, 70, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 66, 1998
4. Mark McGwire, 65, 1999
5. Sammy Sosa, 64, 2001
6. Sammy Sosa, 63, 1999
7. Giancarlo Stanton, 59, 2017
8. Ryan Howard, 58, 2006
9. Luis Gonzalez, 57, 2001
10. Hack Wilson, 56, 1930 

Fastest to 60 home runs (by means of crew video games)

1. Barry Bonds, 141 video games, 2001
2. Mark McGwire, 142 video games, 1998
3. Aaron Judge, 147 video games, 2022
4. Sammy Sosa, 148 video games, 1999
5. Sammy Sosa, 149 video games, 1998
6. Babe Ruth, 154 video games, 1927
7. Mark McGwire, 155 video games, 1999
8. Sammy Sosa, 157 video games, 2001
9. Roger Maris, 159 video games, 1961

Fastest to 61 home runs (by means of crew video games)

T1. Barry Bonds, 144, 2001
T1. Mark McGwire, 144, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 149, 1999
4. Sammy Sosa, 150, 1998
5. Mark McGwire, 156, 1999
6. Sammy Sosa, 158, 2001
7. Roger Maris, 163, 1961

Fastest to 62 home runs (by means of crew video games)

1. Barry Bonds, 144, 2001
2. Mark McGwire, 145, 1998
3. Sammy Sosa, 150, 1998
T4. Mark McGwire, 157, 1999
T4. Sammy Sosa, 157, 1999
6. Sammy Sosa, 160, 2001

So, as you’ll see, what Judge is doing in 2022 is actually historical. He has 15 video games left to try to overtake Maris and set a new American League same old for single-season homer excellence. Judge will attempt to tie (and probably damage) the document on Friday night time towards the Red Sox.

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