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« Homer hitters by team | Main | The 40-Save Club »
Tuesday
Sep252012

The 40-homer club

Minus his homers, Curtis Granderson is hitting .171

The 40-homer club is pleased to welcome it’s newest members: 

Curtis Granderson who became the sixth player in Yankees history with multiple 40-homer seasons and the fifth with consecutive seasons of 40+ homers.

Adam Dunn w/o homers is hitting .141

And welcome to Adam Dunn who hit a pairas he reached the 40-homer plateau for the first time since 2008 and the sixth time in his career.

Here are the 40-homer club members for 2012:

Josh Hamilton without homers is still hitting .223

RkPlayerHR
1 Josh Hamilton 43
2 Miguel Cabrera 42
3 Adam Dunn 41
4 Edwin Encarnacion 41
5 Ryan Braun 40
6 Curtis Granderson 40
Provided by Baseball-Reference.comView Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/25/2012.

Here are the only two with a shot, albeit slim, of joining the club this season:

RkPlayerHR
1 Josh Willingham 35
2 Adrian Beltre 35
Provided by Baseball-Reference.comView Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/25/2012.

Here are the number of 40+ homer hitters per season over the last 30 years:

RkYear#Matching
1 1996 17
2 2000 16
3 1999 13
4 1998 13
5 2001 12
6 1997 12
7 2006 11
8 2003 10
9 2005 9
10 2004 9
11 2002 8
12 2012 6
13 2009 5
14 2007 5
15 1993 5
16 1995 4
17 1987 4
18 2011 2
19 2010 2
20 2008 2
21 1994 2
22 1992 2
23 1991 2
24 1990 2
25 1989 1
26 1988 1
27 1986 1
28 1985 1
29 1984 1
30 1983 1


Provided by Baseball-Reference.comView Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/25/2012.

Here are the players with the most 40+ homer seasons over the last 30 years:

All-time 40 homer club leaders

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