The Alfonso Report

by Bill Chuck on August 12, 2013

Alfonso Soriano homered off Justin Verlander for his 20th home run of the season, and the 2,000th hit of his career.

  • Soriano is the 243rd player all-time with 2000+ hits.
  • Soriano is the 48th player with at least 2000 hits, 392 homers, and 1094 RBI.
  • Soriano is the fifth player with at least 2000 hits, 392 homers, 1094 RBI, and 281 steals.
Rk Player H HR SB From To
1 Willie Mays 3283 660 338 1951 1973
2 Barry B*nds 2935 762 514 1986 2007
3 Alex Rodriguez 2906 648 318 1994 2013
4 Andre Dawson 2774 438 314 1976 1996
5 Alfonso Soriano 2000 392 281 1999 2013
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It is the 12th time in Soriano’s career that he has had a 20-homer season

Nine to Know

Players with the most 20+ homer seasons

Rk Yrs From To
1 Hank Aaron 20 1955 1974
2 Barry B*nds 19 1987 2007
3 Frank Robinson 17 1956 1974
4 Willie Mays 17 1951 1970
5 Jim Thome 16 1994 2010
6 Eddie Murray 16 1977 1996
7 Reggie Jackson 16 1968 1985
8 Ted Williams 16 1939 1960
9 Babe Ruth 16 1919 1934
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Players with 12 20-homer seasons

From To
Alfonso Soriano 2002 2013
David Ortiz 2002 2013
Albert Pujols 2001 2012
Vladimir Guerrero 1998 2010
Mike Piazza 1993 2006
Jeff Kent 1993 2007
Jeff Bagwell 1993 2004
Joe Carter 1986 1997
Jose Canseco 1986 1999
Cal Ripken 1982 1996
Dale Murphy 1978 1990
Dave Kingman 1972 1986
Willie McCovey 1962 1977
Orlando Cepeda 1958 1973
Jimmie Foxx 1929 1940
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