Major League Record Book: Home Runs in a Season

Now for the best home run hitters from the Valley League….

2006-2017
1 Yonder Alonso Lury ’06 2017 28
2 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2016 25
3 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2016 23
Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2017 23
5 Ryan Schimpf Luray ’08 2016 20
6 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2013 17
7 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2012 14
Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2015 14
Ryan Schimpf Luray ’08 2017 14
10 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2013 13
Cory Spangenberg Winchester ’10 2017 13
12 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2009 12
Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2017 12
14 Jon Jay Staunton ’04 2011 10
Clint Robinson Harrisonburg ’05-6 2015 10

And we have a new leader! Yonder Alonso hopped to the top of this list with his output in 2017. Weird that 5 guys joined with their 2017 seasons- Alonso, Murphy, Schimpf, Spangenberg, and Kipnis. Home runs are certainly up.

All-Time
1 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1996 44
2 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1998 40
3 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1995 39
4 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 2000 36
Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 2004 36
6 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1997 35
Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 2000 35
8 Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 1999 34
Aubrey Huff Staunton ’97 2003 34
10 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1999 33
Reggie Sanders Winchester ’87 2001 33
12 Mike Lowell Waynesboro ’93 2003 32
Aubrey Huff Staunton ’97 2008 32
14 Larry Sheets Staunton 1987 31
Reggie Sanders Winchester ’87 2003 31
16 Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 1996 30
17 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1993 29
Chris Hoiles Harrisonburg 1993 29
Aubrey Huff Staunton ’97 2004 29
20 Reggie Sanders Winchester ’87 1995 28
Steve Finley Harrisonburg ’85 1997 28
Yonder Alonso Luray ’06 2017 28

If the first list belongs to Yonder Alonso, the second one belongs to Mo Vaughn, who owns 5 of the top 7 spots, all-time. That huge uppercut swing!

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