Daily Archives: June 15, 2017


It’s 1998 all over again. Home runs are once again en vogue, with 2017 trending to have the most home runs in MLB history. It’s to the point where after last week’s bomb show by Scooter Gennett that many are offering odds on the next player to hit four home runs, with Nolan Arenado and Mike Trout listed as favorites. Unlike 1998, we likely won’t have to hear the testimony of current players in the next Balco scandal, as the distribution of home runs throughout the league is rising at a relatively level pace, not just a few monsters hitting 50+ home runs. […]

A Brief Look At All 231,877 Home Runs Since 1952