The Chris Davis Report

by Bill Chuck on August 22, 2013

In the Orioles much-needed 4-2 win over the Rays last night, Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 46th homer an enormous blast onto Eutaw Street. At  451 feet it is this season’s longest home run hit (well out of) at Camden Yards.

Top 10

2013 MLB HR leaders

Rk Player HR Tm G PA AB
1 Chris Davis 46 BAL 125 525 454
2 Miguel Cabrera 40 DET 118 532 453
3 Pedro Alvarez 31 PIT 117 477 434
4 Edwin Encarnacion 31 TOR 124 546 472
5 Paul Goldschmidt 31 ARI 124 548 466
6 Mark Trumbo 29 LAA 125 538 490
7 Adam Dunn 28 CHW 119 493 422
8 Jose Bautista 28 TOR 118 528 452
9 Domonic Brown 27 PHI 114 461 426
10 Nelson Cruz 27 TEX 108 452 409
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Generated 8/22/2013.

Nine to Know

Orioles franchise all-time single season home run leaders

Rk Player HR Year Tm G PA AB
1 Brady Anderson 50 1996 BAL 149 687 579
2 Frank Robinson 49 1966 BAL 155 680 576
3 Chris Davis 46 2013 BAL 125 525 454
4 Jim Gentile 46 1961 BAL 148 601 486
5 Rafael Palmeiro 43 1998 BAL 162 709 619
6 Rafael Palmeiro 39 1996 BAL 162 732 626
7 Rafael Palmeiro 39 1995 BAL 143 624 554
8 Boog Powell 39 1964 BAL 134 506 424
9 Ken Williams 39 1922 SLB 153 678 585
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Generated 8/22/2013.

Homering at home

Davis has 25 homers this season at Camden Yards (48 in his career), tied with Rafael Palmeiro for most in one year. Palmeiro hit his 25 in
1998 when he hit 43 overall. Palmiero hit 121 homers at Camden Yards, the most of any Oriole (he had 124 total homers at Camden Yards).

In 1996, when Brady Anderson had his record-setting 50-homer season, he hit 19 homers at home.

The single-season Orioles record for home homers is 27, by Frank Robinson at Memorial Stadium in 1966, when he hit 49 overall.

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