Major League Record Book: Career Home Runs

Our next category of our major league record book is career home runs.

Let’s take a look:

2006-2017
1 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 110
2 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 88
3 Yonder Alonso Luray ’06 67
4 Ryan Schimpf Luray ’08 34
5 Jon Jay Staunton ’04 33
6 Cory Spangenberg Winchester ’10 20
7 Clint Robinson Harrisonburg ’05-6 15
8 Collin Cowgill Covington ’05 12
9 Tyler White Haymarket ’10 11
10 Tommy La Stella Haymarket ’09 9
Mac Williamson Harrisonburg ’11 9
12 Joey Butler New Market ’06 8
13 Eric Campbell Luray ’06 7

There’s Dan Murphy heading up the recent list once again. Jason Kipnis is closing, though, and Yonder Alonso hit 28 in 2017… putting himself in the mix in the future.

History?

All-Time
1 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 328
2 Reggie Sanders Winchester ’87 305
3 Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 304
4 Aubrey Huff Staunton ’97 242
5 Mike Lowell Waynesboro ’93 223
6 Brandon Inge Waynesboro ’96 152
7 Chris Hoiles Harrisonburg 151
8 Luke Scott Staunton 135
9 Dan Pasqua New Market ’81 117
10 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 110
11 John Kruk New Market ’81 100
12 Johnny Grubb Charlottesville 99
13 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 88
14 Kevin Kouzmanoff Winchester ’02 87
15 Chad Tracy Staunton ’99 86
16 Brett Gardner New Market ’03-04 84
17 John Flaherty Front Royal 80
18 Tom Brookens Waynesboro 71
19 Yonder Alonso Luray ’06 67
20 Gaby Sanchez Staunton ’03 61
21 Emil Brown Waynesboro ’94 59
Jason Michaels Staunton ’95 59

Three former VBLers have hit 300+ home runs in the major leagues, and 11 have hit more than 100.

Mo Vaughn Boston

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