All-Time HR Champs and Chumps--Happy Birthday, Babe

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Today is the118th anniversary of Babe Ruth’s arrival on the planet; in recognition, we honor him, as well as Roger Maris and “Hammerin’” Hank Aaron–they were the Home Run Champs.

In 1998, thirty-seven years after Maris claimed his share of Homer history, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, using PEDs, cheated and claimed the single-season home run record—they were the Home Run Chumps.

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  • Rick Swanson

    Maris had 58 after 152 games in 1961. You wrote 54 many times. Tracy Stallard not Racy. Great article though