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  • n. Plural form of home run.


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  • Jerez, one of the top prospects in the region, hit several home runs during batting practice while Mets vice president of player development and amateur scouting Paul DePodesta watched.

    Mets Work Out Jerez

  • The Yankees had gone up 4–1 against Tiant on home runs by Munson and Roy White, but then Clay started getting pounded and Goose Gossage relieved in the bottom of the fourth.

    The Greatest Game

  • Then, in the top half of the seventh, with Chris Chambliss and Roy White on base, Yankees shortstop Bucky Dent, who hit five home runs that year, came to the plate.

    One Season

  • Tony C., as Conigliaro was known, had 20 home runs before August 18, when he was hit in the face by a pitch from Angels pitcher Jack Hamilton and his season—his career, really—was ended.

    The Greatest Game

  • After ump Al Clark ruled that Roger Clemens, normally an expert control pitcher, did not intentionally hit a Tiger batter after giving up back-to-back home runs to Detroit, Dan Shaughnessy said, Sure, Al.

    Baseball’s Even Greater Insults

  • Nick Swisher, who has just missed several home runs this weekend, added some insurance with a late-inning shot off the foul pole.

    Yanks Walk Tightrope to a Win

  • An incredible collection of contact hitters, they posted a Major-League best .285 team batting average—the Yankees were second at .283—and hit 173 home runs in 2009, their most in nine seasons.

    One Season

  • It was kind of a funny question when you thought about it … would Mickey Mantle hit as many home runs if his name were Louis May?


  • He should also be the fastest player in the Tigers 'lineup and seems like a nice top-of-the-order guy who may not hit home runs but turns in his fair share of extra-base hits.

    Bless You Boys

  • In 1977, their third baseman, Butch Hobson, had 30 home runs and 112 runs batted in, and he was thelast batter in the Red Sox lineup.

    The Greatest Game


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