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Babe Ruth Homers

BABE RUTH COMPARED TO HIS PEERS Ruth's place among the top ten home run leaders of each season from 1919 through 1933 Babe Ruth Other Players 59 60 54 46 46 34 29 1919 1920 1921 1922" 1923 1924 1925" 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 Hit more home runs than every team in the league Even with a new livelier ball adding to league offense, more than doubles Bob Meusel's and Ken Williams' 24 home runs Hits more home runs than 9 different teams, more than doubles Hack Wilson's 21 and bats 372 Breaks his own single-season home run record, which then stands for 34 years. except the Philadelphia Phillies, who hit 64 *Played only 110 games in 1922 and 98 games in 1925. Copyright ©2009 Sean Engelhardt

Babe Ruth Homers

shared by Seaneth on Apr 26
Babe Ruth’s home run numbers compared to the players of today are impressive. Compared to his peers they are basically unfathomable. An attempt to put them in perspective.


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