Minor League Record Book: Home Runs, Season

The big one: home runs in one minor league season!

2006-2019
1 Clint Robinson Harrisonburg ’05-06 2010 29
2 Jonathan Griffin Luray ’10 2012 28
Rudy Flores Haymarket ’10 2014 28
4 Ryan McBroom Haymarket ’11-12 2019 26
5 Michael Snyder Haymarket ’11 2013 25
Mac Williamson Harrisonburg ’11 2013 25
7 Ryan Schmipf Luray ’08 2014 24
8 Clint Robinson Harrisonburg ’05-07 2011 23
Ryan Schmipf Luray ’08 2013 23
Ryan Schmipf Luray ’08 2015 23
11 Ryan Schmipf Luray ’08 2012 22
Ryan McBroom Haymarket ’11-12 2016 22

In 2012, Jonathan Griffin played in both High-A Visalia in the California League and Mobile, the Double-A team in the Southern League. He hit .304/.366/.523 in 503 at-bats, with 89 runs, 20 doubles, 28 home runs, and 102 RBIs. Griffin never made the majors, but he’s still playing! He’s been in the Independent Leagues for the past five years… and has hit 57 home runs in those five seasons.

All-Time
1 Joe Koshansky Staunton ’02-03 2005 38
2 Dan Pasqua New Market ’81 1984 33
3 Jeff Manto Front Royal 1994 31
Christopher Carter Waynesboro ’01 2005 31
Luke Scott Staunton 2005 31
Joe Koshansky Staunton ’02-03 2006 31
Joe Koshansky Staunton ’02-03 2008 31
8 Mike Lowell Waynesboro ’93 1997 30
9 Ryan Shealy Harrisonburg ’99 2004 29
Clint Robinson Harrisonburg ’05-06 2010 29
11 Nick Stavinoha Front Royal ’03 2011 28
Jonathan Griffin Luray ’10 2012 28
Rudy Flores Haymarket ’10 2014 28
14 Pat Watkins Staunton 1994 27
Luke Scott Staunton 2004 27
16 Mike Lowell Waynesboro ’93 1998 26
T.R. Marcinczyk Staunton 1998 26
Ryan Shealy Harrisonburg ’99 2005 26
Ben Harrison Harrisonburg ’01 2006 26
Joe Koshansky Staunton ’02-03 2010 26

In 2005, Joe Koshansky hit 38 home runs- 36 in Low-A Asheville, and two in Double-A Tulsa. Overall, in 498 at-bats, he hit .289/.366/.590, with 97 runs scored, 34 doubles, those 38 home runs, and 115 RBIs. Of course, Koshansky went on to be a key member of a brand-new Charlottesville Valley League franchise a few years later.

 

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