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This is a list as of June 24, 2018 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), Ken Griffey, Jr. (630), Albert Pujols (626),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 154 career home runs. The most recent additions to the list were 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 June 24, 2018. Albert Pujols of the Angels has 626 (12 in 2018), Adrian Beltre of the Rangers has 466 (4 in 2018), Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers has 465 (3 in 2018).


ListEdit

Listed are all Major League Baseball players with 154 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 June 24, 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 Ken Griffey, Jr. 630
7 Albert Pujols (23, 12 in 2018) 626
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 Stan Musial 475
Willie Stargell 475
32 Carlos Delgado 473
33 Chipper Jones 468
34 Adrian Beltre (17, 4 in 2018) 466
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 Orlando Cepeda 379
Tony Pérez 379
73 Matt Williams 378
74 Norm Cash 377
Jeff Kent 377
76 Carlton Fisk 376
77 Rocky Colavito 374
78 Gil Hodges 370
79 Todd Helton 369
Ralph Kiner 369
81 Lance Berkman 366
82 Edwin Encarnacion (38, 17 in 2018) 365
83 Joe DiMaggio 361
84 Gary Gaetti 360
Johnny Mize 359
86 Yogi Berra 358
Carlos Lee 358
88 Greg Vaughn 355
89 Luis Gonzalez 354
Lee May 354
91 Torii Hunter 353
92 Ellis Burks 352
93 Dick Allen 351
94 Chili Davis 350
95 George Foster 348
96 Nelson Cruz (39, 20 in 2018) 343
97 Ron Santo 342
98 Jack Clark 340
99 Tino Martinez 339
Dave Parker 339
Boog Powell 339
102 Don Baylor 338
103 Joe Adcock 336
104 Jose Bautista (23, 4 in 2018) 335
Darryl Strawberry 335
106 Moisés Alou 332
Bobby Bonds 332
108 Hank Greenberg 331
Derrek Lee 331
110 Shawn Green 328
Mo Vaughn 328
112 Jermaine Dye 325
Curtis Granderson (26, 6 in 2018) 325
Willie Horton 325
115 Gary Carter 324
Lance Parrish 324
117 Ron Gant 321
118 Vinny Castilla 320
Troy Glaus 320
120 Cecil Fielder 319
Prince Fielder 319
122 Roy Sievers 318
123 George Brett 317
Adrian Gonzalez (3, 6 in 2018) 317
125 Ron Cey 316
Scott Rolen 316
127 Jeromy Burnitz 315
128 Matt Holliday 314
Reggie Smith 314
130 Ivan Rodriguez 311
131 Jay Buhner 310
132 Edgar Martínez 309
133 Ryan Braun (17, 5 in 2018) 307
Greg Luzinski 307
Al Simmons 307
Miguel Tejada 307
137 Fred Lynn 306
Richie Sexson 306
Rubén Sierra 306
140 Robinson Cano (23, 4 in 2018) 305
Raul Ibanez 305
David Justice 305
Reggie Sanders 305
144 Steve Finley 304
145 Rogers Hornsby 301
146 Chuck Klein 300
147 Tim Salmon 299
148 Rickey Henderson 297
149 Magglio Ordonez 294
Robin Ventura 294
151 Kent Hrbek 293
152 Pat Burrell 292
Rusty Staub 292
154 Craig Biggio 291
Jimmy Wynn 291
156 Bobby Abreu 288
Del Ennis 288
Indian Bob Johnson 288
Hank Sauer 288
160 Garrett Anderson 287
Bobby Bonilla 287
Brian Giles 287
Mark Reynolds (30, 6 in 2018) 287
Bernie Williams 287
165 Carlos Pena 286
Frank Thomas (1951-66) 286
167 Giancarlo Stanton (59, 18 in 2018) 285
168 Will Clark 284
Eric Karros 284
170 Ken Boyer 282
Eric Davis 282
Ryne Sandberg 282
Rank Player (2016-7 HRs) HR
173 Paul O'Neill 281
174 Jay Bruce (36, 3 in 2018) 280
175 Ted Kluszewski 279
176 Mike Cameron 278
Ryan Klesko 278
178 Rudy York 277
179 Brian Downing 275
Roger Maris 275
Dean Palmer 275
Jorge Posada 275
183 Dante Bichette 274
184 Chris Davis (26, 5 in 2018) 272
Steve Garvey 272
Matt Kemp (19, 13 in 2018) 272
Justin Upton (35, 16 in 2018) 272
188 Tom Brunansky 271
Evan Longoria (20, 8 in 2018) 271
Raúl Mondesí 271
George Scott 271
192 Vernon Wells 270
193 Hanley Ramirez (23, 6 in 2018) 269
194 Brian McMann (18, 5 in 2018) 268
Joe Morgan 268
Brooks Robinson 268
Gorman Thomas 268
198 George Hendrick 267
Mike Napoli (29) 267
200 Vic Wertz 266
201 George Bell 265
Matt Stairs 265
Joey Votto (36, 8 in 2018) 265
204 Bobby Thomson 264
205 Danny Tartabull 262
206 Adam Jones (26, 10 in 2018) 261
207 Eric Chavez 260
Derek Jeter 260
Javy López 260
Tim Wallach 260
211 Chase Utley (8, 1 in 2018) 259
212 Bob Allison 256
Larry Parrish 256
Vada Pinson 256
Ryan Zimmerman (36, 5 in 2018) 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
Ted Simmons 248
234 Vern Stephens 247
235 Justin Morneau 246
236 Deron Johnson 245
Ken Singleton 245
Nick Swisher 245
Mickey Tettleton 245
240 Ian Kinsler (22, 10 in 2018) 244
Lou Whitaker 244
Hack Wilson 244
243 Dusty Baker 242
Sal Bando 242
Wally Berger 242
Roy Campanella 242
J.D. Drew 242
Aubrey Huff 242
David Wright 242
250 Jesse Barfield 241
Cecil Cooper 241
Victor Martinez (10, 4 in 2018) 241
Rick Monday 241
254 Jeff Burroughs 240
Roberto Clemente 240
256 Dolph Camilli 239
Ken Caminiti 239
258 Earl Averill 238
Ray Lankford 238
260 Doug DeCinces 237
Gus Zernial 237
262 Gabby Hartnett 236
263 Johnny Damon 235
Bill Nicholson 235
Ben Oglivie 235
Dan Uggla 235
267 Gary Matthews 234
Kevin Mitchell 234
Paul Molitor 234
270 Cliff Floyd 233
271 Jimmy Rollins 231
272 Rob Deer 230
273 Nomar Garciaparra 229
Jayson Werth (10) 229
275 Howard Johnson 228
Dick Stuart 228
Hal Trosky 228
278 Marquis Grissom 227
279 Johnny Callison 226
280 Bobby Grich 224
Mike Trout (33, 23 in 2018) 224
Troy Tulowitzki (7) 224
283 Bobby Doerr 223
Travis Fryman 223
Mike Lowell 223
286 Jason Bay 222
Carlos Gonzalez (14, 7 in 2018) 222
Don Mattingly 222
289 Tony Batista 221
Geoff Jenkins 221
291 Tony Oliva 220
Hunter Pence (13) 220
293 Jim Bottomley 219
Al Oliver 219
Joe Pepitone 219
296 Bob Horner 218
297 Benito Santiago 217
298 Ron Fairly 215
Pedro Guerrero 215
Chet Lemon 215
Mike Sweeney 215
302 Jeff Conine 214
Jose Guillen 214
304 Travis Hafner 213
Andy Pafko 213
306 Andrew McCutchen (28, 8 in 2018) 211
Kevin McReynolds 211
Bill Skowron 211
Leon Wagner 211
310 Roberto Alomar 210
Brady Anderson 210
Rico Petrocelli 210
Wally Post 210
314 Brandon Phillips (12) 209
315 Phil Nevin 208
Jason Thompson 208
Devon White 208
318 Kirby Puckett 207
Mark Trumbo (23, 6 in 2018) 207
Richie Zisk 207
321 Felipe Alou 206
Gus Bell 206
Pete Incaviglia 206
324 Joe Medwick 205
325 Rico Carty 204
José Cruz, Jr. 204
Wally Joyner 204
328 Richie Hebner 203
329 Bill Dickey 202
Carl Everett 202
Sid Gordon 202
Todd Hundley 202
Jhonny Peralta 202
Bill White 202
335 Buddy Bell 201
Gene Tenace 201
337 Bill Freehan 200
Oscar Gamble 200
Josh Hamilton 200
Adam Lind (14) 200
Rank Player (2016-7 HRs) HR
Don Mincher 200
341 César Cedeño 199
Jackie Jensen 199
Juan Uribe 199
345 Barry Larkin 198
Rondell White 198
347 Michael Cuddyer 197
Dave Henderson 197
Dick McAuliffe 197
Kendrys Morales (28, 7 in 2018) 197
351 Cliff Johnson 196
Ken Williams 196
353 Jay Bell 195
Toby Harrah 195
Josh Willingham 195
356 Russell Branyan 194
Jeff Heath 194
358 Paul Goldschmidt (36, 17 in 2018) 193
Amos Otis 193
Jason Varitek 193
361 Ray Durham 192
Carl Furillo 192
Al Rosen 192
364 Hal McRae 191
364 Glenn Davis 190
Willie Jones 190
Ernie Lombardi 190
Chris Young (7, 5 in 2018) 190
369 Bob Bailey 189
Charlie Keller 189
J. T. Snow 189
Preston Wilson 189
373 J.J. Hardy (4) 188
A.J. Pierzynski 188
Darrell Porter 188
B.J. Surhoff 188
377 Bobby Higginson 187
Carlos Santana (23, 13 in 2018) 187
Mike Stanley 187
380 Rich Aurilia 186
Glenallen Hill 186
Minnie Miñoso 186
383 Chris Chambliss 185
Alan Trammell 185
Michael Young 185
386 Charlie Gehringer 184
Brian Jordan 184
Bob Watson 184
389 Todd Frazier (27, 8 in 2018) 183
Harry Heilmann 183
Tommy Henrich 183
392 Shin-Soo Choo (22, 14 in 2018) 182
Willie Davis 182
394 Steve Balboni 181
Freddie Freeman (28, 15 in 2018) 181
Babe Herman 181
397 Sam Chapman 180
Russell Martin (13, 5 in 2018) 180
399 Del Crandall 179
Josh Donaldson (33, 5 in 2018) 179
Jim Gentile 179
Woodie Held 179
Joe Rudi 179
404 Harlond Clift 178
Tony Lazzeri 178
406 Anthony Rizzo (32, 11 in 2018) 177
407 Ron Kittle 176
Don Money 176
409 J.D. Martinez (45, 23 in 2018) 175
Hideki Matsui 175
411 Bill Buckner 174
412 Nate Colbert 173
Walker Cooper 173
Julio Franco 173
Mark Grace 173
Nick Markakis (8, 8 in 2018) 173
417 Eddie Robinson 172
Mickey Vernon 172
419 Richard Hidalgo 171
Melvin Mora 171
Dmitri Young 171
422 Joe Cronin 170
Bob Elliott 170
Jim Ray Hart 170
Kevin Millar 170
Tim Raines 170
427 Bryce Harper (29, 19 in 2018) 169
Ramon Hernandez 169
Lloyd Moseby 169
Pete O'Brien 169
Alex Rios 169
Enos Slaughter 169
Ty Wigginton 169
434 José Hernández 168
435 Casey Blake 167
Elston Howard 167
Charles Johnson 167
Gus Triandos 167
439 Tony Conigliaro 166
Larry Hisle 166
Dwayne Murphy 166
Colby Rasmus (9, 1 in 2018) 166
Bill Robinson 166
Kyle Seager (27, 13 in 2018) 166
Paul Sorrento 166
446 Nolan Arenado (37, 17 in 2018) 165
José Cruz, Sr. 165
Khris Davis (43, 20 in 2018) 165
Alex Gordon (9, 5 in 2018) 165
Jacque Jones 165
451 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
459 Don Demeter 163
Damion Easley 163
Ken Keltner 163
Bill Madlock 163
Roy Smalley 163
464 Clete Boyer 162
Yoenis Cespedes (17, 8 in 2018) 162
Andre Ethier (2) 162
Jonny Gomes 162
Corey Hart 162
Keith Hernandez 162
Terry Steinbach 162
Ben Zobrist (12, 5 in 2018) 162
472 Pedro Alvarez (1, 7 in 2018) 161
Brian Dozier (34, 10 in 2018) 161
Aaron Hill 161
Juan Samuel 161
Rickie Weeks 161
477 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
486 Marlon Byrd 159
Donn Clendenon 159
Jim Hickman 159
489 Chris Carter (8) 158
490 Alex Gonzalez 157
Manny Machado (33, 19 in 2018) 157
492 Juan Encarnación 156
Ken McMullen 156
Bob Meusel 156
495 Ed Bailey 155
Kelly Johnson 155
Sherm Lollar 155
Davey Lopes 155
Doug Rader 155
500 Ian Desmond (7, 15 in 2018) 154
Jeff King 154
Ryan Ludwick 154
Carlos Quentin 154
Bill Terry 154



Next Players to watchEdit

As of June 24, 2018, several active players are within 23 home runs of entering the top 500, now with a cutoff of 154 career homers:



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