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Jim Lemon

James Robert Lemon

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: March 23, 1928 in Covington, VA
High School: Covington HS (Covington , VA)
Signed
by the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1948. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 20, 1950 (Age 22.150, 8,309th in MLB history)   vs. CHW 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1954 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Senators/Twins/WhiteSox/Phillies/Indians 1950-1963

Last Game: September 29, 1963 (Age 35.190)   vs. WSA 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: May 14, 2006 in Brandon, MS
Buried: Emory United Methodist Church Cemetery, Alleghany County, VA
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Career Home Runs

For all seasons after 1973, the play-by-play data is complete (summary of missing data for pre-1974). For some games from 1954 to 1973, we do not have complete play-by-play.

Jim Lemon: 164 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 2 walk-off, 17 tying, 44 go ahead (For more accurate walk-off HR totals, see the Batting Event Finder)
4 Tms
MIN/WSH159
CLE2
PHI2
CHW1
 
vs RHP126
vs LHP38
 
Home100
Away64
 
Leverage
High Lev31
Medium Lev62
Low Lev71
12 Opps
BOS29
NYY25
DET25
CHW24
CLE22
KCA18
BAL15
LAA2
WSH1
WSA1
CIN1
CHC1
83 Pitchers
Whitey Ford7
Dick Donovan6
Frank Sullivan5
Frank Lary5
Mudcat Grant5
Ray Narleski5
Ralph Terry4
Billy Pierce4
Art Ditmar3
Gerry Staley3
Don Larsen3
Hal Brown3
Paul Foytack3
Bobby Shantz3
Connie Johnson3
Herb Score3
Dave Sisler3
Bob Shaw2
Jim Perry2
Bill Monbouquette2
11 Parks
GriffithStad88
Fenway Pk14
Comiskey Pk9
Munic. Stad9
Tiger Stad9
Metrop. Stad9
ClevelandStd8
Yankee Stad8
Memor. Stad7
Shibe Pk2
RFK Stad1
Where Hit
7104
837
98
788
Unk7
General field locations
when available.
 
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms143
2·HR gms9
3·HR gms1
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
4th71
5th66
6th16
3rd5
9th3
7th2
8th1
Outs
069
248
147
 
DefPos
LF87
RF73
PH3
1B1
Bases
---96
1--44
12-10
-2-7
1-33
1232
--31
-231
 
250 RBI
RISP24
0 on96
1 on52
2 on14
3 on2
Any on68
Inning
116
224
312
419
513
626
715
824
911
Extra4
 
1-352
4-658
7-end54
RelScore
+4..15
+38
+217
+112
Tied36
-121
-217
-310
-4..28
 
Ahead52
Tied36
Behind76
Before event,
for batter

Play By Play

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1950 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
11111950-09-16CLEWSHAl Simaahead 4-1b 70---1670.03097%Home Run
1953 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
22111953-05-14CLE@BOSHal Browntied 2-2t 421--2670.22970%Home Run (Deep LF); Simpson Scores
1954 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
33111954-09-09WSH@CHWFritz Dorishahead 1-0t 80---1690.11887%Home Run
44211954-09-25WSH@BOSTom Hurdtied 3-3t 611--2690.25876%Home Run; Sievers Scores
1955 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
55111955-09-20 (2)WSHNYYWhitey Fordbehind 1-9b 811--28PH0.0030%Home Run; Umphlett Scores
1956 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
66111956-04-19WSHNYYMickey McDermottahead 2-0b 40---1590.07586%Home Run
77211956-04-29 (1)WSHBALRay Moorebehind 2-3b 60---1590.18358%Home Run
88311956-05-03WSHCHWBilly Piercetied 4-4b 7212-3590.35993%Home Run; Yost Scores; Sievers Scores
99411956-05-04WSHCHWDick Donovantied 0-0b 201--2590.16275%Home Run; Sievers Scores
1010511956-05-05WSHCHWConnie Johnsontied 1-1b 62---1570.18971%Home Run
1111611956-05-06 (1)WSHKCATom Gormanbehind 5-10b 821--2570.0304%Home Run; Sievers Scores
1212711956-06-03 (1)WSHCLEEarly Wynnbehind 1-2b 601--2690.28674%Home Run; Olson Scores
1313811956-06-10 (2)WSHDETPaul Foytackahead 2-0b 111--2590.12086%Home Run; Runnels Scores
1414911956-06-30WSH@NYYJohnny Kucksahead 1-0t 12-233690.20681%Home Run; Runnels Scores; Sievers Scores
15151011956-07-01 (2)WSH@NYYTommy Byrnebehind 0-2t 411--2590.20147%Home Run; Sievers Scores
16161111956-07-08WSHNYYTommy Byrnebehind 0-3b 20---1590.08934%Home Run
17171211956-07-12WSHDETBilly Hoeftbehind 1-4b 81---1590.06212%Home Run
18181311956-07-14WSHDETBilly Hoeftbehind 4-6b 91---1390.06711%Home Run
19191411956-07-18 (1)WSHCLEHerb Scoreahead 3-0b 10---1490.05887%Home Run
20201511956-07-28WSH@DETPaul Foytacktied 0-0t 20---1590.10260%Home Run
21211611956-08-01WSH@CHWJim Wilsonbehind 0-1t 20---1590.10250%Home Run
22221711956-08-10WSHBOSTom Brewertied 1-1b 61---1690.18072%Home Run
23231811956-08-11WSHBOSDave Sislertied 0-0b 20---1690.10666%Home Run
24241921956-08-11WSHBOSDave Sislerahead 2-0b 32---1690.08382%Home Run
25252011956-08-12WSHBOSBob Porterfieldahead 2-0b 311--2590.12189%Home Run; Runnels Scores
26262111956-08-17WSH@BOSFrank Sullivantied 0-0t 1212-3590.22972%Home Run; Yost Scores; Herzog Scores
27272211956-08-19 (1)WSH@BOSTom Hurdahead 6-4t 70---1590.08188%Home Run
28282311956-08-25WSHKCAArt Ditmarahead 6-2b 411--2590.05297%Home Run; Sievers Scores
29292411956-08-31WSHNYYWhitey Fordbehind 0-3b 21---1590.08731%Home Run
30302521956-08-31WSHNYYWhitey Fordbehind 1-4b 401--2590.17243%Home Run; Sievers Scores
31312631956-08-31WSHNYYWhitey Fordbehind 3-4b 60---1590.18358%Home Run
32322711956-09-30 (1)WSHBALSandy Consuegrabehind 0-1b 41---1590.13853%Home Run
1957 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
3333111957-04-21 (2)WSHBALGeorge Zuverinktied 2-2b 112---1690.468100%Walk-OffHome Run (LF-CF)
3434211957-05-16WSHCHWBilly Piercetied 1-1b 20---1590.11366%Home Run
3535311957-05-22WSHKCAAlex Kellnerbehind 0-4b 201--2590.13232%Home Run; Sievers Scores
3636411957-05-26 (1)WSH@NYYDon Larsenahead 2-0t 121--2690.14783%Home Run; Runnels Scores
3737511957-05-27WSHBALConnie Johnsontied 0-0b 121-33590.25280%Home Run; Usher Scores; Plews Scores
3838611957-05-30 (1)WSHNYYAl Cicotteahead 2-0b 521--2490.12393%Home Run; Sievers Scores
3939711957-06-04WSH@DETDuke Maastied 0-0t 21---1590.11159%Home Run
4040811957-06-13WSH@KCAJack Urbanbehind 1-5t 60---1590.05313%Home Run
4141911957-06-14WSH@CHWDick Donovanbehind 0-10t 90---1590.0000%Home Run
42421011957-06-19WSHKCANed Garverbehind 1-2b 31---1490.13153%Home Run
43431111957-06-23 (2)WSHCLEMike Garciatied 0-0b 121--2490.19772%Home Run; Runnels Scores
44441211957-06-27WSHDETLou Sleaterahead 6-2b 80---1490.006100%Home Run
45451311957-07-20WSH@DETFrank Larytied 0-0t 12---1390.10457%Home Run
46461411957-07-24 (2)WSHCLEEarly Wynnbehind 2-4b 81---1390.11823%Home Run
47471511957-07-25WSHCLEMike Garciabehind 1-2b 52---1390.17151%Home Run
48481611957-09-14WSHKCANed Garverbehind 1-2b 81---1490.33156%Home Run
49491711957-09-15WSHCHWBob Keegantied 0-0b 72---1490.24977%Home Run
1958 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
5050111958-04-14WSHBOSFrank Sullivanbehind 0-2b 42---1590.11936%Home Run
5151211958-05-21WSH@KCARalph Terrytied 0-0t 20---1590.10961%Home Run
5252311958-05-30 (2)WSH@NYYBobby Shantzahead 2-0t 11---1490.08577%Home Run
5353421958-05-30 (2)WSH@NYYBobby Shantzahead 4-2t 61---1490.08887%Home Run
5454511958-05-31WSH@BALBilly O'Delltied 1-1t 40---1490.13764%Home Run (Deep RF)
5555611958-06-08WSHDETGeorge Susceahead 1-0b 61---1570.11585%Home Run
5656711958-06-10 (1)WSHCHWRay Moorebehind 0-1b 21---1570.11953%Home Run
5757811958-06-13WSHCLERay Narleskibehind 0-2b 50---1570.13240%Home Run
5858911958-06-15 (1)WSHCLEDon Mossibehind 1-5b 901--2570.0478%Home Run; Yost Scores
59591011958-06-21WSH@CLECal McLishahead 2-0t 20---1790.08379%Home Run
60601111958-06-22 (1)WSH@CLERay Narleskitied 1-1t 20---1790.11161%Home Run
61611211958-06-29 (1)WSH@CHWBob Keeganahead 7-0t 9212-3590.001100%Home Run; Sievers Scores/unER; Courtney Scores/unER; Lemon Scores/unER
62621311958-06-29 (2)WSH@CHWGerry Staleybehind 5-7t 51-2-2590.21447%Home Run; Courtney Scores
63631411958-07-03WSHNYYWhitey Fordtied 0-0b 12-2-2490.18772%Home Run; Fitz Gerald Scores
64641511958-07-06WSHBALJack Harshmanbehind 1-3b 60---1490.14038%Home Run
65651611958-07-10WSHDETFrank Laryahead 4-2b 82---1590.03697%Home Run
66661711958-07-19WSHCHWGerry Staleybehind 5-7b 90---1990.10419%Home Run
67671811958-07-20 (1)WSHCHWDick Donovantied 0-0b 21---1590.11764%Home Run
68681911958-07-27 (2)WSH@DETTom Morganahead 5-0t 80---1490.00999%Home Run
69692011958-07-30WSH@CHWJim Wilsontied 0-0t 201--2590.17271%Home Run; Sievers Scores
70702111958-08-01WSH@KCABob Davistied 0-0t 201--2590.16971%Home Run; Sievers Scores
71712221958-08-01WSH@KCABob Davisahead 4-0t 52---1590.04394%Home Run
72722311958-08-07WSH@BOSFrank Sullivanbehind 0-3t 22---1690.07626%Home Run
73732411958-08-11WSHBOSBill Monbouquettetied 2-2b 42---1590.14766%Home Run
74742511958-08-15WSH@BALJack Harshmanbehind 0-1t 41---1490.13947%Home Run
75752611958-08-17WSH@BALConnie Johnsonbehind 0-1t 50---1590.15450%Home Run
1959 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
7676111959-04-19 (2)WSH@BALWes Stockahead 3-2t 52---1590.12873%Home Run (Deep LF)
7777211959-04-21WSHNYYDon Larsenbehind 2-8b 601--2590.0499%Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Zauchin Scores
7878311959-04-24WSHBOSIke Delockbehind 0-7b 401--2490.0439%Home Run (Deep LF); Allison Scores
7979411959-04-26WSHBOSJerry Casaleahead 1-0b 40---1490.10279%Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
8080511959-04-29WSH@KCARalph Terrybehind 2-4t 60---1490.12134%Home Run (Deep CF)
8181611959-05-02WSH@DETRay Narleskiahead 6-3t 421234490.14197%Home Run; Samford Scores; Allison Scores; Sievers Scores
8282711959-05-05WSH@CHWBilly Pierceahead 1-0t 321--2490.19078%Home Run (Deep CF); Killebrew Scores
8383811959-05-16WSHKCARuss Meyerahead 6-0b 72---1570.004100%Home Run (Deep LF)
8484911959-05-17 (1)WSHCHWDick Donovanbehind 0-1b 201--2570.18066%Home Run; Sievers Scores/unER
85851011959-05-22WSH@BOSIke Delocktied 2-2t 30---1470.11361%Home Run (Deep LF)
86861111959-05-23WSH@BOSMurray Walltied 4-4t 1111--2470.41792%Home Run (Deep LF); Killebrew Scores
87871211959-05-29WSHBOSLeo Kielyahead 5-2b 70---1470.02897%Home Run (Deep LF)
88881311959-06-07WSH@DETRay Narleskibehind 3-6t 80---1570.06614%Home Run
89891411959-06-14 (1)WSHCLEMudcat Grantbehind 3-9b 621--2670.0416%Home Run (Deep LF); Courtney Scores
90901511959-06-14 (2)WSHCLEHerb Scorebehind 0-7b 50---1570.0174%Home Run (Deep LF)
91911621959-06-14 (2)WSHCLEHerb Scorebehind 5-7b 82---1570.10319%Home Run (Deep CF)
92921711959-06-15WSHKCABud Daleyahead 5-0b 30---1570.02496%Home Run (Deep LF)
93931811959-06-26WSH@KCARuss Meyerahead 5-1t 811--2570.02699%Home Run (Deep LF); Sievers Scores
94941911959-07-02WSHBOSLeo Kielytied 3-3b 10112-3570.294100%Walk-OffHome Run (Deep CF); Killebrew Scores; Sievers Scores
95952011959-07-05WSH@NYYRalph Terryahead 4-0t 8112-3570.023100%Home Run; Killebrew Scores; Sievers Scores
96962111959-07-11WSHBALHal Brownahead 5-2b 60---1570.03895%Home Run (Deep LF)
97972211959-07-25WSH@CLECal McLishbehind 0-8t 70---1570.0041%Home Run (Deep LF)
98982311959-07-28WSH@KCAJohnny Kucksbehind 0-4t 21---1670.06120%Home Run (Deep LF)
99992411959-08-02 (2)WSH@CHWBob Shawbehind 1-3t 41---1570.10734%Home Run (Deep CF)
1001002511959-08-04WSHCLEJim Perrybehind 0-6b 401--2470.06514%Home Run (Deep LF); Allison Scores
1011012611959-08-05 (1)WSHCLEMudcat Grantahead 2-0b 31---1370.08083%Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
1021022711959-09-05WSHBOSBill Monbouquettebehind 1-2b 311--2470.21865%Home Run (Deep CF); Throneberry Scores
1031032821959-09-05WSHBOSEarl Wilsonahead 7-2b 321234470.05099%Home Run (Deep LF); Consolo Scores/unER; Green Scores/unER; Throneberry Scores/unER; Lemon Scores/unER
1041042911959-09-10WSHCHWDick Donovantied 0-0b 12-2-2470.17971%Home Run; Green Scores
1051053011959-09-12WSHCLEGary Bellbehind 0-7b 711--2470.0152%Home Run (Deep CF); Green Scores
1061063111959-09-13WSHDETJim Bunningtied 1-1b 80---1470.26587%Home Run
1071073211959-09-14WSHDETRay Narleskiahead 2-0b 511--2470.11193%Home Run; Dobbek Scores
1081083311959-09-18WSHBALHal Brownahead 4-1b 80---1470.01599%Home Run (Deep CF)
1960 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
109109111960-04-18WSHBOSTom Sturdivantbehind 0-1b 211--2670.19564%Home Run (Deep CF); Mincher Scores
110110211960-04-26WSHBALJerry Walkerbehind 0-5b 21---1570.05116%Home Run (Deep LF)
111111311960-04-27WSH@NYYWhitey Fordbehind 2-4t 8112-3470.53574%Home Run (Deep LF); Dobbek Scores; Allison Scores
112112411960-05-04WSHCLEJohn Briggsbehind 5-6b 72-2-2570.43376%Home Run (Deep LF); Allison Scores
113113511960-05-07WSHCHWDick Donovanbehind 1-6b 6012-3570.13925%Home Run (Deep LF); Mincher Scores; Allison Scores
114114611960-05-09WSHKCAKen Johnsonahead 4-0b 22---1470.04591%Home Run (Deep LF)
115115711960-05-13WSHNYYWhitey Fordbehind 1-3b 601--2470.26257%Home Run (Deep LF); Allison Scores
116116811960-05-15WSHNYYArt Ditmarbehind 1-11b 90---1470.0000%Home Run (Deep LF)
117117911960-05-18WSH@DETDave Sislertied 0-0t 1101--2470.34392%Home Run (Deep LF); Allison Scores
1181181011960-05-24WSH@CLEMudcat Grantbehind 0-7t 911--2470.0010%Home Run (Deep LF); Allison Scores
1191191111960-06-02 (1)WSH@BOSFrank Sullivanahead 4-0t 51---1470.04293%Home Run (Deep LF)
1201201211960-06-04WSH@BALSteve Barbertied 0-0t 121--2470.19066%Home Run; Allison Scores
1211211311960-06-11WSHDETDon Mossiahead 2-0b 32--32470.12488%Home Run (Deep LF); Gardner Scores
1221221411960-06-12 (1)WSHDETHank Aguirretied 0-0b 121--2470.18671%Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Allison Scores
1231231511960-06-12 (2)WSHDETFrank Larybehind 0-5b 50---1470.04612%Home Run (Deep CF)
1241241621960-06-12 (2)WSHDETTom Morganbehind 4-11b 80---1470.0051%Home Run (Deep CF)
1251251711960-06-18WSH@KCAKen Johnsonahead 3-0t 321--2470.11490%Home Run (Deep LF); Allison Scores/unER; Lemon Scores/unER
1261261811960-06-30WSHCHWBob Shawbehind 0-2b 60---1470.13839%Home Run (Deep LF)
1271271911960-07-03 (1)WSHCLEJim Perrybehind 0-1b 41---1470.13853%Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
1281282011960-07-04WSHNYYJim Coatesbehind 3-7b 511--2470.13225%Home Run (Deep LF); Allison Scores
1291292111960-07-10WSH@BALJerry Walkertied 1-1t 92---1470.41581%Home Run (Deep LF)
1301302211960-07-21WSH@DETFrank Larybehind 0-7t 61---1470.0092%Home Run (Deep CF)
1311312321960-07-21WSH@DETFrank Larybehind 2-9t 80---1470.0041%Home Run (Deep LF)
1321322411960-07-22WSHKCADick Hallbehind 2-8b 601--2470.0509%Home Run (Deep CF); Allison Scores
1331332511960-07-27WSHDETPete Burnsideahead 1-0b 12---1470.09471%Home Run (Deep LF)
1341342611960-07-28WSHDETPhil Reganbehind 2-3b 51---1470.15954%Home Run (Deep LF)
1351352711960-08-12WSH@NYYRalph Terryahead 9-4t 721--2470.02299%Home Run (Deep LF); Killebrew Scores
1361362811960-08-19WSHNYYArt Ditmarbehind 0-1b 40---1470.13556%Home Run (Deep LF)
1371372911960-08-21WSHNYYBobby Shantztied 4-4b 821--2470.38093%Home Run (Deep LF); Killebrew Scores
1381383011960-08-26WSHDETJim Bunningtied 4-4b 60---1470.16874%Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
1391393111960-08-30WSHCHWGerry Staleybehind 1-2b 8112-3470.53193%Home Run (Deep LF); Green Scores; Killebrew Scores
1401403211960-09-02 (1)WSH@BOSFrank Sullivanahead 1-0t 12---1470.09666%Home Run (Deep LF)
1411413311960-09-02 (2)WSH@BOSMike Fornielesbehind 1-2t 82-2-2470.49371%Home Run (Deep LF); Gardner Scores
1421423411960-09-04WSH@BOSEarl Wilsonbehind 0-4t 7212-3470.17623%Home Run (Deep LF); Bertoia Scores; Killebrew Scores
1431433511960-09-08WSH@KCADick Hallahead 4-0t 8212-3470.031100%Home Run (Deep LF); Green Scores; Killebrew Scores
1441443611960-09-09WSH@CLEMudcat Grantahead 2-0t 601-33470.07996%Home Run (Deep CF); Green Scores; Killebrew Scores
1451453721960-09-09WSH@CLEDon Newcombeahead 5-0t 72-2-2470.02199%Home Run (Deep LF); Green Scores
1461463811960-09-17WSHBOSBilly Muffettbehind 0-2b 71---1470.13531%Home Run (Deep LF)
1961 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
147147111961-04-18MIN@BOSBilly Muffettahead 2-0t 61---1570.09085%Home Run (Deep LF)
148148211961-05-14MINLAAKen McBridebehind 1-3b 70---1570.14437%Home Run (Deep LF)
149149311961-05-25MINDETPaul Foytackbehind 0-5b 411--2570.09720%Home Run (Deep CF); Killebrew Scores
150150411961-06-16MIN@CHWDon Larsenahead 2-1t 60---1470.12078%Home Run (Deep LF)
151151511961-06-24MINNYYRollie Sheldonbehind 0-5b 20---1470.05619%Home Run (Deep LF)
152152621961-06-24MINNYYRollie Sheldonbehind 2-5b 40---1470.09532%Home Run (Deep LF)
153153711961-07-03MINCHWRay Herbertahead 2-1b 61---1570.11383%Home Run (Deep CF)
154154811961-07-04 (1)MINCHWBilly Piercebehind 1-4b 70---1570.09423%Home Run (Deep RF)
155155911961-07-05MINLAAEli Grbabehind 0-1b 21---1570.10853%Home Run (Deep LF)
1561561011961-07-13MIN@CLEMudcat Grantahead 6-5t 80---1570.11887%Home Run (Deep LF)
1571571111961-08-09MIN@BOSDave Hillmanbehind 2-5t 901--2470.09317%Home Run (Deep LF); Allison Scores/unER
1581581211961-08-10MIN@BOSTracy Stallardbehind 1-3t 60---1470.11934%Home Run (Deep LF)
1591591311961-08-31MINNYYJim Coatesahead 3-0b 301--2570.07693%Home Run (Deep LF); Allison Scores
1601601411961-09-03MINBOSMike Fornielesbehind 4-8b 80---1470.0459%Home Run (Deep CF)
1962 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
161161111962-04-25MIN@BALChuck Estradatied 1-1t 92-2-29PH0.45092%Home Run; Versalles Scores
1963 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
162162111963-06-02 (1)PHICHCJim Brewerahead 2-1b 121--2670.17581%Home Run (Line Drive); Demeter Scores
163163211963-06-09 (1)PHICINAl Worthingtonbehind 4-7b 92---19PH0.0081%Home Run (LF-CF)
164164311963-07-30CHW@WSADon Rudolphahead 2-0t 601-33430.07796%Home Run; Fox Scores; Nicholson Scores

About the SABR Home Run Encyclopedia

Much of the data on Baseball-Reference.com's Home Run Logs comes from the Tattersall/McConnell Home Run Log, a database of all homers hit in the major leagues since 1876. This project was begun in the 1940's by John C. Tattersall and was continued after Tattersall's death in 1981 by Bob McConnell, one of SABR's original 16 members. David Vincent, another SABR member, has since assumed the leadership of the project. Baseball-Reference.com has licensed this remarkable database from the Society for American Baseball Research. All credit for the data therein goes to the intrepid researchers who digitized this data from archival sources.

For years from 1914 to 2015, RetroSheet play-by-play data has been used whenever the home run occurred in a game for which we have complete play-by-play data.

There are a handful of cases where the home run logs totals do not agree with the totals on our player pages. We are working to reconcile all of those differences, but believe that in all cases the Home Run Encyclopedia is correct.