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Home Run Statistics, Kiss That Ball Goodbye
By Aron Wallad
Home Run Statistics, Kiss That Ball Goodbye.
The run. One of sports grandest sights. It could be a line drive that feebly clears the wall or a pop up that glances off the foul pole. Or if its a shot that goes 40 to 50 rows back. It is still a run. We love to check out those sluggers get a hold of one...
Here are some of the great run hitters. I have categorized these run hitters in a distinctive way. Have some fun with numbers. These statistics include the 2004 season.
Most 50 or more run seasons
Babe Ruth, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGuire at 4 seasons each
Willie Mays, Mickey Mantle, Alex Rodriguez, Jimmie Foxx
Ralph Kiner and Ken Griffey Jr. with 2 season each
Most 40 or more run seasons
Babe Ruth 12 seasons
Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron, Harmon Killabrew 8 seasons each
Ken Griffey Jr., Sammy Sosa with 7 seasons each
Willie Mays, Mark McGwire, Alex Rodriguez 6 seasons each (now 7 seasons including 2005)
Most 30 or more runs seasons
Hank Aaron 15 seasons
Babe Ruth 14 seasons
Barry Bonds, Mike Schmidt 13 seasons each
Mark McGwire, Jimmy Foxx 12
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Collier County is ranked number one, and Lee County ranked number two in the entire State of Florida in Existing home (re-sales) sales ending February 2004. Collier County saw a 28% gain and Lee County had an 18% gain in sales of existing homes from February 2003 to February 2004.
New home sales put Lee County number one in the United States for the 4th quarter in a row and Collier County number five. These figures are based on the number of new home permits issued per thousand people.
We are seeing incredible appreciation figures, and rental rates are at an all time high. If you purchase a home in Southwest Florida, you should realize an unparalleled appreciation, and the figures indicate that, if you choose to rent your property out when you are not here, you should easily find a tenant.
The Median sales price for the same period saw Collier County with a 42% increase ($273,100 to $389,000) and Lee County with a 31% gain ($130,500 to $170,000). Once again, these value increases show that real estate in Southwest Florida out paced most other forms of investment.
Collier and Lee County Sales Figures
The Berry Realty Group will update sales figures for Collier and Lee Counties on a weekly basis to make it easy to chart the incredible equity growth figures we are currently experiencing with no end in sight
Frank Robinson, Willie Mays 11 seasons each
The following four players had 10 seasons each
Harmon Killabrew, Lou Gehrig, Fred McGriff, Rafael Palmeiro
The following seven players had 9 seasons each
Mickey Mantle, Manny Ramirez ( now 10 seasons - including 2005),
Mike Piazza Eddie Mathews, Tony Perez, Jim Thome, and Jeff Bagwell
The following five players had 8 seasons each of 30 runs or more
Alex Rodriguez (now 9 season - including 2005), Ted Williams, Frank Thomas, Mel Ott, and Albert Belle
The following seven players had 7 seasons each
Ernie Banks, Joe DiMaggio, Juan Gonzalez Gary Sheffield, Dave Kingman, Willie McCovey and Reggie Jackson
Some More Run Facts
Between Ted Williams, Stan Musial and Joe Dimaggio 1357 runs were hit. Between the three of them they had two 40 run seasons.
When Joe DiMaggio hit 46 runs in 1937 he struck out 37 times.
Fred Lynn hit 23 runs four years in a row.
Duke Snider had five 40 run seasons all in a row.
Hank Aaron hit 44 runs four different seasons, He wore uniform number 44.
Willie Mays, Ralph Kiner, Mickey Mantle and Jimmie Foxx are the youngest players to hit 50 runs in a season. They all knocked 50 when they were 24 years old.
The oldest player to hit at least 50 in a season is Barry Bonds. He hit 73 in 200. He was 36 years old.
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Loving the game of baseball for Aron Wallad has been a job of joy for a long time. For over 45 years he has followed the game by coaching, watching games, reading stories and checking players stats. You will find his stories moving. You will be amazed when you see the unusual statistics he presents like this article. The quotes will move you or make you laugh.
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