MLB 50+ Home Run Seasons

by StarrsCards - 46 cards (Last updated on Apr 7, 2021)



21. 1996 Topps #145 Mark McGwire


Home Runs hit that season: 52
Date of 50th HR: 9/14/1996
Pitcher: Chad Ogea
Stadium: Jacobs Field
Opponent: Indians
Other awards that season:
All-Star
Silver Slugger Award
7th in AL MVP Voting


22. 1997 Topps #300 Ken Griffey Jr.


Home Runs hit that season: 56
Date of 50th HR: 9/7/1997
Pitcher: Bob Tewksbury
Stadium: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome
Opponent: Twins
Other awards that season:
All-Star
Gold Glove Award
Silver Slugger Award
Major League Player of the Year
AL MVP


23. 1997 Topps #62 Mark McGwire


Home Runs hit that season: 58
Date of 50th HR: 9/10/1997
Pitcher: Shawn Estes
Stadium: 3Com Park
Opponent: Giants
Other awards that season:
All-Star
16th in NL MVP Voting


24. 1998 Topps #77 Greg Vaughn


Home Runs hit that season: 50
Date of 50th HR: 9/27/1998
Pitcher: Aaron Small
Stadium: Bank One Ballpark
Opponent: Diamondbacks
Other awards that season:
All-Star
Silver Slugger Award
4th in NL MVP Voting


25. 1998 Topps #321 Ken Griffey Jr.


Home Runs hit that season: 56
Date of 50th HR: 9/7/1998
Pitcher: Jimmy Key
Stadium: Kingdome
Opponent: Orioles
Other awards that season:
All-Star
Gold Glove Award
Silver Slugger Award
4th in AL MVP Voting


26. 1998 Topps #307 Sammy Sosa


Home Runs hit that season: 66
Date of 50th HR: 8/23/1998
Pitcher: Jose Lima
Stadium: Wrigley Field (IL)
Opponent: Astros
Other awards that season:
All-Star
Silver Slugger Award
Major League Player of the Year
Roberto Clemente Award
NL MVP


27. 1998 Topps #325 Mark McGwire


Home Runs hit that season: 70
Date of 50th HR: 8/20/1998
Pitcher: Willie Blair
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Opponent: Mets
Other awards that season:
All-Star
Silver Slugger Award
2nd in NL MVP Voting


28. 1999 Topps #66 Sammy Sosa


Home Runs hit that season: 63
Date of 50th HR: 8/21/1999
Pitcher: John Thomson
Stadium: Wrigley Field (IL)
Opponent: Rockies
Other awards that season:
All-Star
Silver Slugger Award
NL Hank Aaron Award
9th in NL MVP Voting


29. 1999 Topps #70 Mark McGwire


Home Runs hit that season: 65
Date of 50th HR: 8/22/1999
Pitcher: Jeff Tam
Stadium: Shea Stadium
Opponent: Mets
Other awards that season:
All-Star
Lou Gehrig Memorial Award
5th in NL MVP Voting


30. 2000 Topps #50 Sammy Sosa


Home Runs hit that season: 50
Date of 50th HR: 9/16/2000
Pitcher: Gene Stechschulte
Stadium: Busch Stadium II
Opponent: Cardinals
Other awards that season:
All-Star
Silver Slugger Award
9th in NL MVP Voting

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Comments

Apr 7, 2021 - 8:56PM
Vvvergeer

Great, well-researched, well-crafted list. I'll always remember Foster's year, my first 50+ homer experience. Couple surprising names. But the omissions are what get you. Aaron. McCovey. Others. 
Great job! 
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