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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Most players per team: Home Runs >= 50, 40, 30.

Through 2015 at least three players with at least 30 Home Runs (HR) on the same team has been done 55 times.

The first team with at least three players with at least 30 HR:

1929 Philadelphia Phillies
Rk Player HR Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B RBI BB IBB SO HBP SH SF GDP SB CS BA OBP SLG OPS Pos
1 Chuck Klein 43 1929 24 PHI NL 149 679 616 126 219 45 6 145 54 61 0 9 5 .356 .407 .657 1.065 *98
2 Lefty O'Doul 32 1929 32 PHI NL 154 732 638 152 254 35 6 122 76 19 4 13 2 .398 .465 .622 1.087 *79
3 Don Hurst 31 1929 23 PHI NL 154 692 589 100 179 29 4 125 80 36 3 20 10 .304 .390 .525 .914 *3
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Teams have had four players hit at least 30 HR nine times, most recently by the 2009 Phillies. The others:
Colorado: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999
Atlanta: 1998,
Angels: 2000
Toronto: 2000
Cubs: 2004

Three teammate outfielders, 30 home runs each, same year: 1941 Yankees, 1963 Twins. Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig were the first teammates to hit at least 40 HR in the same season and the only ones prior to the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers (Duke Snider 42, Roy Campanella 41). Ruth and Gehrig did it in 1927 (60, 47), 1930, 1931. 1954 Dodgers: Gil Hodges 42, Snider 40.

Three teams have had three players hit at least 40 HR:

1973 Atlanta Braves
Rk Player HR Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B RBI BB IBB SO HBP SH SF GDP SB CS BA OBP SLG OPS Pos
1 Davey Johnson 43 1973 30 ATL NL 157 651 559 84 151 25 0 99 81 9 93 9 0 2 8 5 3 .270 .370 .546 .916 *4/H
2 Darrell Evans 41 1973 26 ATL NL 161 733 595 114 167 25 8 104 124 8 104 3 3 8 9 6 3 .281 .403 .556 .959 *53/H
3 Hank Aaron 40 1973 39 ATL NL 120 465 392 84 118 12 1 96 68 13 51 1 0 4 7 1 1 .301 .402 .643 1.045 *79H
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Those 1973 Atlanta Braves: was there something in the water? Tuesday, August 31, 2010

1996 Colorado Rockies
Rk Player HR Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B RBI BB IBB SO HBP SH SF GDP SB CS BA OBP SLG OPS Pos
1 Andres Galarraga 47 1996 35 COL NL 159 691 626 119 190 39 3 150 40 3 157 17 0 8 6 18 8 .304 .357 .601 .958 *3/H5
2 Ellis Burks 40 1996 31 COL NL 156 685 613 142 211 45 8 128 61 2 114 6 3 2 19 32 6 .344 .408 .639 1.047 *78/H
3 Vinny Castilla 40 1996 28 COL NL 160 673 629 97 191 34 0 113 35 7 88 5 0 4 20 7 2 .304 .343 .548 .892 *5/H
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1997 Colorado Rockies
Rk Player HR Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B RBI BB IBB SO HBP SH SF GDP SB CS BA OBP SLG OPS Pos
1 Larry Walker 49 1997 30 COL NL 153 664 568 143 208 46 4 130 78 14 90 14 0 4 15 33 8 .366 .452 .720 1.172 *9/3H8D
2 Andres Galarraga 41 1997 36 COL NL 154 674 600 120 191 31 3 140 54 2 141 17 0 3 16 15 8 .318 .389 .585 .974 *3/H
3 Vinny Castilla 40 1997 29 COL NL 159 668 612 94 186 25 2 113 44 9 108 8 0 4 17 2 4 .304 .356 .547 .904 *5/H
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And, of course, the one and only team with more than one player hitting at least 50 HR in the same year:

1961 New York Yankees
Rk Player HR Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B RBI BB IBB SO HBP SH SF GDP SB CS BA OBP SLG OPS Pos
1 Roger Maris 61 1961 26 NYY AL 161 698 590 132 159 16 4 141 94 0 67 7 0 7 16 0 0 .269 .372 .620 .993 *98/H
2 Mickey Mantle 54 1961 29 NYY AL 153 646 514 131 163 16 6 128 126 9 112 0 1 5 2 12 1 .317 .448 .687 1.135 *8/H
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Mantle & Maris still only teammates to hit 50 HR. Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Mantle and Maris are still the only teammates to hit 50 HR. Not only are they the only pair to hit 50 in the same season but they are the only teammates to do it in any seasons.
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