• Most Solo Homeruns In Baseball Since 2006

    Posted by on February 22nd, 2013 · Comments (0)

    Here is the list -

    Rk Player From To G HR HRtot PA SO BA OBP SLG
    1 Prince Fielder 2006 2012 1077 155 258 2495 452 .286 .374 .566
    2 Albert Pujols 2006 2012 1018 153 274 2429 255 .314 .381 .603
    3 Curtis Granderson 2006 2012 1028 135 202 2733 616 .263 .345 .505
    4 Adam Dunn 2006 2012 1006 133 248 2362 713 .234 .348 .486
    5 Miguel Cabrera 2006 2012 1057 132 243 2442 402 .314 .391 .567
    6 Paul Konerko 2006 2012 978 131 212 2280 357 .278 .354 .517
    7 Ryan Howard 2006 2012 929 128 276 2079 588 .254 .329 .513
    8 Dan Uggla 2006 2012 1050 128 209 2566 639 .245 .327 .473
    9 David Ortiz 2006 2012 885 124 224 2007 360 .265 .363 .543
    10 Alfonso Soriano 2006 2012 912 122 210 2391 529 .264 .314 .498
    11 Mark Teixeira 2006 2012 998 119 231 2282 402 .268 .345 .505
    12 Adrian Gonzalez 2006 2012 1065 114 206 2531 460 .285 .349 .496
    13 Carlos Pena 2006 2012 817 111 192 1870 524 .228 .341 .486
    14 Alex Rodriguez 2006 2012 881 108 218 1952 375 .290 .377 .529
    15 Jose Bautista 2006 2012 851 107 183 2078 390 .254 .356 .496
    16 Matt Holliday 2006 2012 1005 105 196 2329 385 .321 .391 .559
    17 Nick Swisher 2006 2012 993 103 186 2403 533 .253 .348 .460
    18 Ryan Braun 2007 2012 852 102 202 2068 376 .310 .371 .551
    19 Adrian Beltre 2006 2012 954 99 180 2189 295 .294 .331 .513
    20 Hanley Ramirez 2006 2012 969 99 158 2634 436 .302 .366 .510
    21 Adam LaRoche 2006 2012 890 98 164 2011 443 .257 .320 .489
    22 Robinson Cano 2006 2012 1036 98 163 2384 280 .322 .365 .536
    23 Chase Utley 2006 2012 872 97 156 2192 350 .274 .364 .495
    24 Mark Reynolds 2007 2012 800 97 181 1849 627 .217 .313 .449
    25 Lance Berkman 2006 2012 836 97 180 1927 364 .262 .365 .503
    Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
    Generated 2/22/2013.

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    When you take the Top 25 here and then sort them by the percentage of solo homeruns to overall homeruns, you get this list:

    Rk Player HR HRtot Solo %
    1 Curtis Granderson 135 202 66.83%
    2 Hanley Ramirez 99 158 62.66%
    3 Chase Utley 97 156 62.18%
    4 Paul Konerko 131 212 61.79%
    5 Dan Uggla 128 209 61.24%
    6 Robinson Cano 98 163 60.12%
    7 Prince Fielder 155 258 60.08%
    8 Adam LaRoche 98 164 59.76%
    9 Jose Bautista 107 183 58.47%
    10 Alfonso Soriano 122 210 58.10%
    11 Carlos Pena 111 192 57.81%
    12 Albert Pujols 153 274 55.84%
    13 Nick Swisher 103 186 55.38%
    14 David Ortiz 124 224 55.36%
    15 Adrian Gonzalez 114 206 55.34%
    16 Adrian Beltre 99 180 55.00%
    17 Miguel Cabrera 132 243 54.32%
    18 Lance Berkman 97 180 53.89%
    19 Adam Dunn 133 248 53.63%
    20 Mark Reynolds 97 181 53.59%
    21 Matt Holliday 105 196 53.57%
    22 Mark Teixeira 119 231 51.52%
    23 Ryan Braun 102 202 50.50%
    24 Alex Rodriguez 108 218 49.54%
    25 Ryan Howard 128 276 46.38%

    Clearly, and by far, Curtis Granderson is “Han Solo” when it comes  to going yard.  Two-thirds of the time, since 2006, when “the Grandyman” hits a homerun, it’s only good for one run.

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