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This is a list as of the end the 2018 season of the top 500 Major League Baseball home run hitters. In the sport of baseball, a home run is a hit in which the batter scores by circling all the bases and reaching home plate in one play, without benefit of a fielding error. This can be accomplished by hitting the ball out of play in fair territory (a conventional home run), or by an inside the park home run, where the batter circles the bases before the ball can be delivered to a fielder to tag him out.

Barry Bonds holds the Major League Baseball career home run record with 762. He passed Hank Aaron, who is second with 755, on August 7, 2007. Third is Babe Ruth with 714. Alex Rodriguez (696), Willie Mays (660), Albert Pujols (633), Ken Griffey, Jr. (630), Jim Thome (612) and Sammy Sosa (609) are the only other players to have hit 600 or more.

Bonds' total was limited by teams essentially refusing to sign him for the 2008 season. Ruth's total was limited by spending the early part of his career as a pitcher. Mays' total was limited by years in the Army during the Korean War. Several players, including Ted Williams and Hank Greenberg, gave up a number of years to serve in World War II.

The current cutoff for the top Five Hundred is 155 career home runs. The most recent additions to the list were Asdrubal Cabrera in July 2018, Justin Smoak and Ian Desmond in June 2018, Manny Machado, Khris Davis and Nolan Arenado in May 2018, J.D. Martinez, Bryce Harper and Brian Dozier in April 2018, Kyle Seager in September 2017, Yoenis Cespedes and Brandon Moss in August 2017, Josh Donaldson in July 2017, Anthony Rizzo and Ben Zobrist in June 2017, Shin-Soo Choo, Paul Goldschmidt and Freddie Freeman in May 2017, Todd Frazier and Chris Carter in April 2017.

Only 3 players with 400 home runs are active as of October 1, 2018. Albert Pujols of the Angels has 633 (19 in 2018), Adrian Beltre of the Rangers has 477 (15 in 2018), Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers has 465 (3 in 2018).


ListEdit

Listed are all Major League Baseball players with 155 or more home runs, the current cutoff for the top 500, including ties (whenever applicable). Players in bold face are active as of the 2017 Major League Baseball season (including free agents), with the number in parentheses designating the number of home runs they have hit during the 2017 Major League Baseball season.

The stats are updated as of October 1, 2018.

Rank Player (2016-7 HRs) HR
1 Barry Bonds 762
2 Hank Aaron 755
3 Babe Ruth 714
4 Alex Rodriguez 696
5 Willie Mays 660
6 Albert Pujols (23, 19 in 2018) 633
7 Ken Griffey, Jr. 630
8 Jim Thome 612
9 Sammy Sosa 609
10 Frank Robinson 586
11 Mark McGwire 583
12 Harmon Killebrew 573
13 Rafael Palmeiro 569
14 Reggie Jackson 563
15 Manny Ramírez 555
16 Mike Schmidt 548
17 David Ortiz 541
18 Mickey Mantle 536
19 Jimmie Foxx 534
20 Willie McCovey 521
Frank Thomas 521
Ted Williams 521
23 Ernie Banks 512
Eddie Mathews 512
25 Mel Ott 511
26 Gary Sheffield 509
27 Eddie Murray 504
28 Lou Gehrig 493
Fred McGriff 493
30 Adrian Beltre (17, 14 in 2018) 476
31 Stan Musial 475
Willie Stargell 475
33 Carlos Delgado 473
34 Chipper Jones 468
35 Miguel Cabrera (16, 3 in 2018) 465
Dave Winfield 465
37 José Canseco 462
Adam Dunn 462
39 Carl Yastrzemski 452
40 Jeff Bagwell 449
Vladimir Guerrero 449
42 Dave Kingman 442
43 Jason Giambi 440
44 Paul Konerko 439
45 Andre Dawson 438
46 Carlos Beltran 435
47 Juan González 434
Andruw Jones 434
49 Cal Ripken, Jr. 431
50 Mike Piazza 427
51 Billy Williams 426
52 Darrell Evans 414
53 Alfonso Soriano 412
54 Mark Teixeira 409
55 Duke Snider 407
56 Andrés Galarraga 399
Al Kaline 399
58 Dale Murphy 398
59 Joe Carter 396
60 Jim Edmonds 393
61 Graig Nettles 390
62 Johnny Bench 389
63 Aramis Ramirez 386
64 Dwight Evans 385
65 Harold Baines 384
66 Larry Walker 383
67 Frank Howard 382
Ryan Howard 382
Jim Rice 382
70 Albert Belle 381
71 Edwin Encarnacion (38, 32 in 2018) 380
72 Orlando Cepeda 379
Tony Pérez 379
74 Matt Williams 378
75 Norm Cash 377
Jeff Kent 377
77 Carlton Fisk 376
78 Rocky Colavito 374
79 Gil Hodges 370
80 Todd Helton 369
Ralph Kiner 369
82 Lance Berkman 366
83 Joe DiMaggio 361
84 Nelson Cruz (39, 37 in 2018) 360
Gary Gaetti 360
86 Johnny Mize 359
87 Yogi Berra 358
Carlos Lee 358
89 Greg Vaughn 355
90 Luis Gonzalez 354
Lee May 354
92 Torii Hunter 353
93 Ellis Burks 352
Dick Allen 351
95 Chili Davis 350
96 George Foster 348
97 Jose Bautista (23, 12 in 2018) 343
98 Ron Santo 342
99 Jack Clark 340
100 Tino Martinez 339
Dave Parker 339
Boog Powell 339
103 Don Baylor 338
104 Joe Adcock 336
105 Darryl Strawberry 335
106 Moisés Alou 332
Bobby Bonds 332
Curtis Granderson (26, 13 in 2018) 332
109 Hank Greenberg 331
Derrek Lee 331
111 Shawn Green 328
Mo Vaughn 328
113 Jermaine Dye 325
Willie Horton 325
115 Gary Carter 324
Lance Parrish 324
117 Ryan Braun (17, 20 in 2018) 322
118 Ron Gant 321
119 Vinny Castilla 320
Troy Glaus 320
121 Cecil Fielder 319
Prince Fielder 319
123 Roy Sievers 318
124 George Brett 317
Adrian Gonzalez (3, 6 in 2018) 317
126 Ron Cey 316
Matt Holiday (19, 2 in 2018) 316
Scott Rolen 316
129 Jeromy Burnitz 315
130 Reggie Smith 314
131 Robinson Cano (23, 10 in 2018) 311
Ivan Rodriguez 311
133 Jay Buhner 310
134 Edgar Martínez 309
135 Greg Luzinski 307
Al Simmons 307
Miguel Tejada 307
138 Fred Lynn 306
Richie Sexson 306
Rubén Sierra 306
141 Raul Ibanez 305
David Justice 305
Reggie Sanders 305
Giancarlo Stanton (59, 38 in 2018) 305
145 Steve Finley 304
146 Rogers Hornsby 301
147 Chuck Klein 300
148 Tim Salmon 299
149 Rickey Henderson 297
150 Magglio Ordonez 294
Mark Reynolds (30, 13 in 2018) 294
Robin Ventura 294
153 Kent Hrbek 293
154 Pat Burrell 292
Rusty Staub 292
156 Craig Biggio 291
Jimmy Wynn 291
158 Bobby Abreu 288
Del Ennis 288
Indian Bob Johnson 288
Hank Sauer 288
162 Garrett Anderson 287
Bobby Bonilla 287
Brian Giles 287
Bernie Williams 287
166 Jay Bruce (36, 9 in 2018) 286
Carlos Pena 286
Frank Thomas (1951-66) 286
Justin Upton (35, 30 in 2018) 286
170 Will Clark 284
Eric Karros 284
172 Chris Davis (26, 16 in 2018) 283
173 Ken Boyer 282
Eric Davis 282
Ryne Sandberg 282
Rank Player (2016-7 HRs) HR
176 Paul O'Neill 281
177 Matt Kemp (19, 21 in 2018) 280
178 Ted Kluszewski 279
179 Mike Cameron 278
Ryan Klesko 278
181 Evan Longoria (20, 16 in 2018) 277
Rudy York 277
183 Brian Downing 275
Roger Maris 275
Dean Palmer 275
Jorge Posada 275
187 Dante Bichette 274
188 Steve Garvey 272
189 Tom Brunansky 271
Raúl Mondesí 271
George Scott 271
192 Brian McMann (18, 7 in 2018) 270
Vernon Wells 270
194 Hanley Ramirez (23, 6 in 2018) 269
Joey Votto (36, 12 in 2018) 269
196 Joe Morgan 268
Brooks Robinson 268
Gorman Thomas 268
199 George Hendrick 267
Mike Napoli 267
201 Adam Jones (26, 15 in 2018) 266
Vic Wertz 266
203 George Bell 265
Matt Stairs 265
205 Bobby Thomson 264
Ryan Zimmerman (36, 13 in 2018) 264
207 Danny Tartabull 262
208 Eric Chavez 260
Derek Jeter 260
Javy López 260
Tim Wallach 260
212 Chase Utley (8, 1 in 2018) 259
213 Bob Allison 256
Larry Parrish 256
Vada Pinson 256
216 Kirk Gibson 255
Adam Laroche 255
John Mayberry 255
John Olerud 255
220 Larry Doby 253
Joe Gordon 253
Andre Thornton 253
Todd Zeile 253
224 Bret Boone 252
Bobby Murcer 252
Joe Torre 252
227 Tony Armas 251
Tony Clark 251
Cy Williams 251
Robin Yount 251
231 Jose Valentín 249
232 Goose Goslin 248
Ian Kinsler (22, 14 in 2018) 248
Ted Simmons 248
235 Vern Stephens 247
236 Victor Martinez (10, 9 in 2018) 246
Justin Morneau 246
238 Deron Johnson 245
Ken Singleton 245
Nick Swisher 245
Mickey Tettleton 245
242 Lou Whitaker 244
Hack Wilson 244
244 Dusty Baker 242
Sal Bando 242
Wally Berger 242
Roy Campanella 242
J.D. Drew 242
Aubrey Huff 242
David Wright 242
251 Jesse Barfield 241
Cecil Cooper 241
Rick Monday 241
254 Jeff Burroughs 240
Roberto Clemente 240
Mike Trout (33, 39 in 2018) 240
257 Dolph Camilli 239
Ken Caminiti 239
259 Earl Averill 238
Ray Lankford 238
261 Doug DeCinces 237
Gus Zernial 237
263 Gabby Hartnett 236
264 Johnny Damon 235
Bill Nicholson 235
Ben Oglivie 235
Dan Uggla 235
268 Gary Matthews 234
Kevin Mitchell 234
Paul Molitor 234
271 Cliff Floyd 233
272 Carlos Gonzalez (14, 16 in 2018) 231
Jimmy Rollins 231
274 Rob Deer 230
275 Nomar Garciaparra 229
Jayson Werth 229
277 Howard Johnson 228
Dick Stuart 228
Hal Trosky 228
280 Marquis Grissom 227
281 Johnny Callison 226
282 Bobby Grich 224
Hunter Pence (13, 4 in 2018) 224
Troy Tulowitzki (7) 224
285 Bobby Doerr 223
Travis Fryman 223
Mike Lowell 223
Andrew McCutchen (28, 20 in 2018) 223
289 Jason Bay 222
Don Mattingly 222
291 Tony Batista 221
Geoff Jenkins 221
293 Tony Oliva 220
294 Jim Bottomley 219
Al Oliver 219
Joe Pepitone 219
297 Bob Horner 218
Mark Trumbo (23, 17 in 2018) 218
299 Benito Santiago 217
300 Ron Fairly 215
Pedro Guerrero 215
Chet Lemon 215
Mike Sweeney 215
304 Jeff Conine 214
Jose Guillen 214
306 Travis Hafner 213
Andy Pafko 213
308 Kevin McReynolds 211
Kendrys Morales (28, 21 in 2018) 211
Brandon Phillips (13, 1 in 2018) 211
Bill Skowron 211
Leon Wagner 211
313 Roberto Alomar 210
Brady Anderson 210
Rico Petrocelli 210
Wally Post 210
317 Paul Goldschmidt (36, 33 in 2018) 209
318 Phil Nevin 208
Jason Thompson 208
Devon White 208
321 Kirby Puckett 207
Richie Zisk 207
323 Felipe Alou 206
Gus Bell 206
Pete Incaviglia 206
326 Joe Medwick 205
327 Rico Carty 204
José Cruz, Jr. 204
Wally Joyner 204
330 Richie Hebner 203
331 Bill Dickey 202
Carl Everett 202
Sid Gordon 202
Todd Hundley 202
Jhonny Peralta 202
Bill White 202
337 Buddy Bell 201
Gene Tenace 201
339 Bill Freehan 200
Oscar Gamble 200
Josh Hamilton 200
Adam Lind 200
Rank Player (2016-7 HRs) HR
Don Mincher 200
344 César Cedeño 199
Jackie Jensen 199
Juan Uribe 199
347 Barry Larkin 198
Rondell White 198
349 Michael Cuddyer 197
Dave Henderson 197
Dick McAuliffe 197
Carlos Santana (23, 23 in 2018) 197
353 Cliff Johnson 196
Ken Williams 196
355 Jay Bell 195
Toby Harrah 195
J.D. Martinez (45, 43 in 2018) 195
Josh Willingham 195
359 Russell Branyan 194
Jeff Heath 194
361 Khris Davis (43, 48 in 2018) 193
Amos Otis 193
Jason Varitek 193
364 Ray Durham 192
Todd Frazier (27, 17 in 2018) 192
Carl Furillo 192
Al Rosen 192
368 Hal McRae 191
Anthony Rizzo (32, 25 in 2018) 191
370 Glenn Davis 190
Willie Jones 190
Ernie Lombardi 190
Chris Young (7, 5 in 2018) 190
374 Bob Bailey 189
Shin-Soo Choo (22, 21 in 2018) 189
Freddie Freeman (28, 23 in 2018) 189
Charlie Keller 189
J. T. Snow 189
Preston Wilson 189
380 J.J. Hardy 188
A.J. Pierzynski 188
Darrell Porter 188
B.J. Surhoff 188
384 Bobby Higginson 187
Mike Stanley 187
385 Nolan Arenado (37, 38 in 2018) 186
Rich Aurilia 186
Glenallen Hill 186
Minnie Miñoso 186
390 Chris Chambliss 185
Russell Martin (13, 10 in 2018) 185
Alan Trammell 185
Michael Young 185
394 Charlie Gehringer 184
Bryce Harper (29, 34 in 2018) 184
Brian Jordan 184
Bob Watson 184
398 Harry Heilmann 183
Tommy Henrich 183
400 Willie Davis 182
Josh Donaldson (33, 8 in 2018) 182
402 Steve Balboni 181
Babe Herman 181
404 Sam Chapman 180
405 Del Crandall 179
Jim Gentile 179
Woodie Held 179
Nick Markakis (8, 14 in 2018) 179
Joe Rudi 179
410 Harlond Clift 178
Tony Lazzeri 178
412 Ron Kittle 176
Don Money 176
414 Manny Machado (33, 37 in 2018) 175
Hideki Matsui 175
Kyle Seager (27, 22 in 2018) 175
416 Bill Buckner 174
418 Nate Colbert 173
Walker Cooper 173
Julio Franco 173
Alex Gordon (9, 13 in 2018) 173
Mark Grace 173
423 Brian Dozier (34, 21 in 2018) 172
Eddie Robinson 172
Mickey Vernon 172
426 Richard Hidalgo 171
Melvin Mora 171
Dmitri Young 171
429 Joe Cronin 170
Bob Elliott 170
Jim Ray Hart 170
Kevin Millar 170
Tim Raines 170
434 Ramon Hernandez 169
Lloyd Moseby 169
Pete O'Brien 169
Alex Rios 169
Enos Slaughter 169
Justin Smoak (38, 25 in 2018) 169
Ty Wigginton 169
441 José Hernández 168
442 Casey Blake 167
Elston Howard 167
Charles Johnson 167
Gus Triandos 167
446 Tony Conigliaro 166
Larry Hisle 166
Dwayne Murphy 166
Colby Rasmus (9, 1 in 2018) 166
Bill Robinson 166
Paul Sorrento 166
Ben Zobrist (12, 9 in 2018) 166
453 José Cruz, Sr. 165
Jacque Jones 165
455 Hank Bauer 164
Chick Hafey 164
Jim Lemon 164
Andy Seminick 164
Al Smith 164
Andy Van Slyke 164
Melvin Upton 164
Claudell Washington 164
463 Yoenis Cespedes (17, 9 in 2018) 163
Don Demeter 163
Damion Easley 163
Ken Keltner 163
Bill Madlock 163
Roy Smalley 163
469 Clete Boyer 162
Asdrubal Cabrera (14, 23 in 2018) 162
Andre Ethier (2) 162
Jonny Gomes 162
Corey Hart 162
Keith Hernandez 162
Terry Steinbach 162
476 Pedro Alvarez (1, 7 in 2018) 161
Ian Desmond (7, 22 in 2018) 161
Aaron Hill 161
Juan Samuel 161
Rickie Weeks 161
481 Alvin Davis 160
Jeff Francoeur 160
Bill Melton 160
Brandon Moss (22) 160
Tony Phillips 160
Henry Rodriguez 160
Pete Rose 160
Frank White 160
Roy White 160
490 Marlon Byrd 159
Donn Clendenon 159
Jim Hickman 159
493 Chris Carter (8) 158
494 Alex Gonzalez 157
495 Juan Encarnación 156
Ken McMullen 156
Bob Meusel 156
498 Ed Bailey 155
Kelly Johnson 155
Sherm Lollar 155
Davey Lopes 155
Doug Rader 155



Next Players to watchEdit

As of October 1, 2018, several active players are within 25 home runs of entering the top 500, now with a cutoff of 155 career homers:




See also related listsEdit

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