Which players in MLB history have at least 50 home runs in a single season?


A lot of power — to say the least.

David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox

Throughout the history of Major League Baseball, several sluggers have wrecked havoc on the history books. Those names include Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, and more recently, Barry Bonds and Aaron Judge. But which hitters have managed to to hit the 50 home run plateau in one year? Not many have, but here’s a look at all the names who’ve belted at least 50 in a single season.

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MLB Players with 50+ Home Run Seasons

Here’s the list of all Major League hitters that had at least 50 home runs in a single season:

It’s a rather eclectic list, given that it features players that stepped on a MLB field over the past 100 seasons.

One name that’s surprisingly not on this list is Albert Pujols. Pujols became the fourth Major League player to hit the 700 home run marker in September 2022, but he never hit 50 in one season. The three-time NL MVP’s high mark was 49, which came in the Cardinals’ World Series championship season in 2006.

While Pujols may not be on this list, some of his contemporaries, like Pete Alonso, David Ortiz, and AL home run king Aaron Judge, are.

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