25 Year Anniversary of Mike Schmidt’s 500th Home Run

Posted: April 18, 2012 in Major League Baseball, On This Date In Sports History

Now a days it really does seem like it matters.  He stands 15th on the all time list but as a kid I remember just truly how huge of a moment it was.  Look at the “questionable” names that have passed Schmidt’s career total.

 

Rank Player (yrs, age) Home Runs Bats HR Log
1. Barry Bonds (22) 762 L HR Log
2. Hank Aaron+ (23) 755 R HR Log
3. Babe Ruth+ (22) 714 L HR Log
4. Willie Mays+ (22) 660 R HR Log
5. Ken Griffey (22) 630 L HR Log
Alex Rodriguez (19, 36) 630 R HR Log
7. Sammy Sosa (18) 609 R HR Log
8. Jim Thome (22, 41) 604 L HR Log
9. Frank Robinson+ (21) 586 R HR Log
10. Mark McGwire (16) 583 R HR Log
11. Harmon Killebrew+ (22) 573 R HR Log
12. Rafael Palmeiro (20) 569 L HR Log
13. Reggie Jackson+ (21) 563 L HR Log
14. Manny Ramirez (19, 40) 555 R HR Log
15. Mike Schmidt+ (18) 548 R HR Log
16. Mickey Mantle+ (18) 536 B HR Log
17. Jimmie Foxx+ (20) 534 R HR Log
18. Willie McCovey+ (22) 521 L HR Log
Frank Thomas (19) 521 R HR Log
Ted Williams+ (19) 521 L HR Log
21. Ernie Banks+ (19) 512 R HR Log
Eddie Mathews+ (17) 512 L HR Log
23. Mel Ott+ (22) 511 L HR Log
24. Gary Sheffield (22) 509 R HR Log
25. Eddie Murray+ (21) 504 B HR Log

 

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