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Al Rosen

Albert Leonard Rosen (Flip)

Positions: Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: February 29, 1924 in Spartanburg, SC
School: University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
Signed
by the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1942. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 1947 (Age 23.194)   vs. NYY 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1950 season [*]
Team: Indians 1947-1956

Final Game: September 30, 1956 (Age 32.215)   vs. DET 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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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.

Al Rosen: 192 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 2 walk-off, 17 tying, 72 go ahead
1 Tm
CLE192
 
vs RHP120
vs LHP72
 
Home103
Away89
 
Leverage
High Lev50
Medium Lev74
Low Lev68
7 Opps
DET34
BAL/SLB31
PHA/KCA31
BOS28
CHW28
WSH24
NYY16
100 Pitchers
Alex Kellner5
Bobby Shantz5
Art Houtteman5
Ned Garver5
Dick Littlefield4
Bill Henry4
Spec Shea4
Ted Gray4
Joe Dobson4
Mickey McDermott4
Virgil Trucks4
Dick Starr4
Billy Pierce4
Connie Marrero4
Bob Cain3
Duane Pillette3
Hal Brown3
Sid Hudson3
Steve Gromek3
Carl Scheib3
10 Parks
ClevelandStd103
Shibe Pk17
Fenway Pk16
Comiskey Pk14
Sprtsmn3/Busch11
Tiger Stad10
GriffithStad10
Yankee Stad5
Munic. Stad4
Memor. Stad2
Where Hit
797
Unk68
813
912
891
781
General field locations
when available.
 
2 Inside the Park
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms171
2·HR gms9
3·HR gms1
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
4th85
5th73
3rd25
7th4
1st2
6th2
2nd1
Outs
165
065
262
 
DefPos
3B173
1B18
SS1
Bases
---92
1--42
12-23
-2-12
1239
--36
1-36
-232
 
341 RBI
RISP58
0 on92
1 on60
2 on31
3 on9
Any on100
Inning
133
217
326
424
517
622
713
826
911
Extra3
 
1-376
4-663
7-end53
RelScore
+4..21
+311
+220
+122
Tied59
-125
-212
-39
-4..13
 
Ahead74
Tied59
Behind59
Before event,
for batter

Play By Play

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1950 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
11111950-04-18CLEDETFred Hutchinsonbehind 4-6b 801--2750.35561%Home Run; Boudreau Scores
22211950-04-20CLEDETTed Graybehind 2-5b 911--2750.07212%Home Run; Boone Scores
33311950-05-07CLE@WSHConnie Marrerotied 1-1t 22---1750.10456%Home Run
44421950-05-07CLE@WSHConnie Marrerobehind 2-3t 421--2750.23158%Home Run; Boone Scores
55511950-05-09CLE@PHACarl Scheibbehind 7-9t 92---1550.0274%Home Run
66611950-05-11CLE@PHAAlex Kellnerbehind 2-3t 81---1550.24145%Home Run
77711950-05-12CLECHWBill Wighttied 0-0b 121-33550.22878%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Clark Scores
88811950-05-14 (1)CLECHWMickey Haefnerbehind 1-3b 60---1550.13541%Home Run
99911950-05-28 (2)CLE@CHWMickey Haefnerahead 3-0t 61---1650.06290%Home Run
10101011950-05-30 (1)CLE@DETArt Houttemanahead 2-0t 311--2550.13283%Home Run; Tucker Scores
11111111950-06-02CLE@BOSJoe Dobsonbehind 0-7t 41---1550.0205%Home Run
12121211950-06-08CLE@WSHBob Kuzavatied 0-0t 111234550.21681%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Kennedy Scores; Doby Scores
13131311950-06-09CLE@WSHConnie Marrerotied 1-1t 20---1550.10060%Home Run
14141411950-06-10CLE@PHAHank Wyseahead 4-3t 81--32550.12291%Home Run; Doby Scores
15151511950-06-11 (1)CLE@PHABobby Shantztied 3-3t 101---1550.36881%Home Run
16161611950-06-14CLEBOSEllis Kinderahead 4-3b 32---1550.10173%Home Run
17171711950-06-15CLEBOSWalt Mastersontied 1-1b 61-2-2550.22083%Home Run; Doby Scores
18181811950-06-24CLEWSHSid Hudsonbehind 0-2b 21---1550.09842%Home Run
19191911950-06-25 (1)CLEWSHConnie Marrerobehind 3-4b 821234550.59296%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Easter Scores; Doby Scores
20202011950-06-28CLE@SLBFritz Dorishahead 2-0t 11-2-2550.11280%Home Run; Doby Scores
21212111950-06-30CLEDETDizzy Troutahead 9-1b 701--2550.001100%Home Run; Doby Scores
22222211950-07-01CLEDETHal Whitetied 0-0b 1212-3550.23578%Home Run; Easter Scores; Doby Scores
23232321950-07-01CLEDETHal Whiteahead 4-0b 31-2-2550.05595%Home Run; Doby Scores
24242411950-07-02 (1)CLEDETArt Houttemantied 1-1b 42---1550.13064%Home Run
25252511950-07-03CLESLBDick Starrbehind 0-3b 41---1550.09029%Home Run
26262611950-07-17 (1)CLE@BOSJoe Dobsontied 0-0t 1112-3450.18972%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Easter Scores
27272711950-07-18CLE@PHABobby Shantzahead 2-0t 321--2450.14983%Home Run; Gordon Scores
28282811950-07-28CLEBOSMickey McDermotttied 0-0b 11-233450.15579%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Boudreau Scores
29292921950-07-28CLEBOSDick Littlefieldahead 11-0b 81---1450.000100%Home Run
30303011950-08-09 (2)CLE@SLBDick Starrahead 1-0t 321--2550.17475%Home Run; Easter Scores
31313111950-08-14CLEDETHal Newhouserbehind 1-2b 92---1550.48754%Home Run
32323211950-08-16 (2)CLESLBDon Johnsonbehind 0-1b 60---1550.17258%Home Run
33333311950-08-20 (2)CLECHWBilly Piercetied 0-0b 11---1250.09662%Home Run
34343411950-09-07CLE@DETArt Houttemanahead 2-0t 11-2-2550.11280%Home Run; Doby Scores
35353511950-09-16CLEWSHSandy Consuegratied 0-0b 1212-3550.23578%Home Run; Boone Scores; Doby Scores
36363611950-09-17CLEPHALou Brissiebehind 2-9b 52---1550.0143%Home Run
37373711950-09-26CLECHWBob Caintied 0-0b 21---1550.10463%Home Run
1951 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
3838111951-04-29 (2)CLE@SLBDuane Pillettebehind 8-13t 9112-3450.0244%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Avila Scores
3939211951-05-06 (2)CLEWSHBob Rosstied 0-0b 12-2-2450.18071%Home Run; Avila Scores
4040311951-05-13 (1)CLE@CHWBob Mahoneyahead 7-0t 621234550.012100%Home Run; Stirnweiss Scores; Doby Scores; Chapman Scores
4141411951-05-13 (2)CLE@CHWBob Cainahead 1-0t 401--2550.15682%Home Run; Chapman Scores
4242511951-05-19CLE@BOSMel Parnellbehind 0-4t 411234550.24947%Home Run; Avila Scores; Boone Scores; Doby Scores
4343611951-06-03 (1)CLENYYVic Raschiahead 7-2b 80---1550.003100%Home Run
4444711951-06-12CLE@PHAAlex Kellnerahead 2-0t 2212-3450.18688%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Avila Scores
4545811951-06-18CLE@BOSHarry Taylortied 0-0t 21---1550.09957%Home Run
4646911951-06-23CLE@NYYStubby Overmireahead 1-0t 321234550.26290%Home Run; Avila Scores; Doby Scores; Easter Scores
47471011951-06-26CLESLBDuane Pillettebehind 1-4b 70---1550.09021%Home Run
48481111951-06-27CLESLBBill Kennedyahead 7-1b 72---1550.004100%Home Run
49491211951-06-30CLEDETFred Hutchinsonahead 2-1b 71---1550.10788%Home Run
50501311951-07-13CLENYYSpec Sheabehind 6-7b 511-33550.29480%Home Run; Avila Scores; Easter Scores
51511411951-07-16CLEWSHJulio Morenoahead 3-1b 511--2550.11193%Home Run; Easter Scores
52521511951-07-27CLE@BOSRay Scarboroughtied 0-0t 52---1550.13958%Home Run
53531611951-08-01 (1)CLE@WSHDick Starrtied 3-3t 61---1550.17064%Home Run
54541711951-08-05 (1)CLE@PHAAlex Kellnertied 1-1t 60---1550.15866%Home Run
55551811951-08-10CLECHWKen Holcombetied 4-4b 72-2-2550.31287%Home Run; Easter Scores
56561911951-08-11CLECHWJoe Dobsonbehind 0-1b 20---1550.11355%Home Run
57572011951-08-13CLEDETMarlin Stuarttied 0-0b 41---1550.13767%Home Run
58582111951-08-15CLE@SLBNed Garverahead 1-0t 101234550.13987%Home Run; Avila Scores; Doby Scores; Easter Scores
59592211951-08-20CLEWSHDick Starrtied 1-1b 121--2550.19071%Home Run; Doby Scores
60602311951-09-02CLESLBNed Garverahead 2-0b 32---1450.08383%Home Run
61612411951-09-05CLEDETMarlin Stuartahead 3-0b 311--2450.08693%Home Run; Simpson Scores
1952 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
6262111952-04-20 (2)CLEDETDizzy Troutahead 3-0b 31---1550.05691%Home Run
6363221952-04-20 (2)CLEDETBilly Hoeftahead 4-2b 60---1550.06393%Home Run
6464311952-04-22CLE@SLBTommy Byrnebehind 0-3t 711--2550.15325%Home Run; Easter Scores
6565411952-04-29CLE@PHAAlex Kellnerahead 6-1t 20---1350.03593%Home Run
6666521952-04-29CLE@PHAHarry Byrdahead 9-1t 311-33350.01199%Home Run; Feller Scores; Avila Scores
6767631952-04-29CLE@PHATex Hoyleahead 18-6t 8112-3350.000100%Home Run; Simpson Scores; Avila Scores
6868711952-05-02CLE@WSHJulio Morenoahead 3-2t 701-33350.11195%Home Run; Simpson Scores; Avila Scores
6969811952-05-07CLE@NYYVic Raschiahead 2-0t 31---1350.08981%Home Run
7070911952-05-23CLE@SLBNed Garverahead 3-0t 80---1350.03397%Home Run
71711011952-05-25 (2)CLE@SLBTommy Byrnebehind 1-2t 7112-3350.43981%Home Run (CF-RF); Berardino Scores; Avila Scores
72721111952-06-06CLE@PHAEd Wrightahead 6-0t 42-2-2350.03098%Home Run; Avila Scores
73731211952-06-18CLEWSHSpec Sheabehind 0-3b 811--2450.14222%Home Run; Doby Scores
74741311952-06-24CLEPHABobby Shantztied 0-0b 41-2-2450.20879%Home Run; Avila Scores
75751411952-07-02CLESLBGene Beardenahead 1-0b 40---1450.10780%Home Run
76761511952-07-05CLECHWJoe Dobsonbehind 0-2b 20---1450.11143%Home Run
77771611952-07-11CLE@PHACarl Scheibbehind 6-7t 90---1460.34050%Home Run
78781711952-07-13 (2)CLE@WSHRandy Gumpertbehind 0-1t 821--2450.54873%Home Run (LF-CF); Avila Scores
79791811952-07-23CLENYYTom Gormanbehind 1-2b 521--2450.33469%Home Run; Doby Scores/unER; Rosen Scores/unER
80801911952-08-10CLE@SLBBob Cainbehind 2-4t 80---1450.11724%Home Run
81812011952-08-13 (2)CLESLBCliff Fanninahead 1-0b 111-33550.16188%Home Run; Doby Scores; Easter Scores
82822111952-08-24CLE@WSHWalt Mastersonbehind 4-8t 80---1550.0316%Home Run
83832211952-08-26CLE@PHABobby Shantztied 2-2t 90---1550.34084%Home Run
84842311952-08-27CLE@PHAAlex Kellnertied 0-0t 111234550.22682%IPHRHome Run; Mitchell Scores; Avila Scores; Doby Scores
85852411952-08-28 (2)CLE@DETHal Newhousertied 0-0t 20---1550.11161%Home Run
86862511952-08-30CLE@CHWHal Brownbehind 0-8t 40---1550.0102%Home Run
87872611952-09-20CLEDETTed Graybehind 0-2b 4112-3550.34368%Home Run; Avila Scores; Doby Scores
88882711952-09-21CLEDETArt Houttemantied 0-0b 1212-3550.26681%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Easter Scores
89892811952-09-24CLECHWLuis Alomaahead 3-0b 711-33550.02899%Home Run; Doby Scores; Easter Scores
1953 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
9090111953-04-24CLEDETArt Houttemantied 0-0b 201--2550.16675%Home Run; Doby Scores
9191211953-04-26 (2)CLEDETBill Wightahead 8-2b 821234550.002100%Home Run; Avila Scores/unER; Mitchell Scores/unER; Doby Scores/unER; Rosen Scores/unER
9292311953-05-10CLE@SLBVirgil Trucksbehind 0-3t 80---1450.06514%Home Run
9393421953-05-10CLE@SLBVirgil Trucksahead 4-3t 901--2450.10697%Home Run; Boone Scores
9494511953-05-14CLE@BOSHal Browntied 0-0t 20---1450.10360%Home Run (Deep LF)
9595611953-05-23CLESLBDick Littlefieldtied 0-0b 12-2-2450.18071%Home Run (Deep CF); Avila Scores
9696711953-05-24 (1)CLESLBSatchel Paigeahead 2-1b 3112-3450.18789%Home Run; Boone Scores; Doby Scores
9797811953-05-29CLE@CHWBob Keegantied 1-1t 62---1450.17562%Home Run (Deep LF)
9898911953-05-30 (1)CLE@CHWBilly Pierceahead 2-0t 30---1450.08380%Home Run
99991011953-05-30 (2)CLE@CHWLou Kretlowbehind 2-3t 5112-3450.31773%Home Run; Doby Scores; Mitchell Scores
1001001111953-06-02CLEBOSHal Brownahead 4-3b 8212-3450.12099%Home Run (Deep LF); Garcia Scores; Doby Scores
1011011211953-06-03CLEBOSSid Hudsonbehind 0-1b 321--2450.23964%Home Run (Deep LF); Doby Scores
1021021311953-06-18CLE@PHACarl Scheibbehind 2-3t 81---1450.25345%Home Run
1031031411953-06-20CLE@WSHBob Porterfieldbehind 1-7t 82---1450.0041%Home Run
1041041511953-06-25CLE@BOSMarv Grissomahead 12-4t 9212-3350.001100%Home Run (Deep RF); Avila Scores; Strickland Scores
1051051611953-06-28CLE@NYYWhitey Fordtied 0-0t 1012-3350.18377%Home Run; Mitchell Scores; Avila Scores
1061061711953-06-30CLE@DETNed Garverahead 2-1t 31--32350.12579%Home Run; Avila Scores
1071071811953-07-01CLE@DETTed Graytied 0-0t 11--32350.12968%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
1081081911953-07-02CLE@DETSteve Gromektied 0-0t 12---1350.10357%Home Run
1091092011953-07-03CLEDETBilly Hoefttied 0-0b 111--2350.17472%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
1101102111953-07-06CLECHWSaul Rogovinbehind 0-1b 40---1350.13856%Home Run
1111112211953-07-10 (2)CLE@CHWGene Beardentied 0-0t 1012-3350.17576%Home Run; Mitchell Scores/unER; Smith Scores
1121122311953-07-16CLEPHAMarion Fricanotied 0-0b 301234350.16890%Home Run; Garcia Scores; Mitchell Scores; Avila Scores
1131132411953-07-21CLENYYJohnny Saintied 0-0b 121--2450.19071%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
1141142511953-07-23CLENYYArt Schallockahead 5-0b 62---1450.01399%Home Run
1151152611953-07-25CLEWSHJohnny Schmitztied 4-4b 1021--2450.437100%Walk-OffHome Run; Smith Scores
1161162711953-08-01CLE@PHACharlie Bishopahead 2-0t 52--32450.13988%Home Run; Glynn Scores
1171172811953-08-13CLECHWVirgil Trucksahead 1-0b 52---1450.11879%Home Run
1181182911953-08-14CLE@SLBDuane Pilletteahead 1-0t 40---1450.10773%Home Run
1191193011953-08-21 (1)CLESLBDick Littlefieldtied 0-0b 121--2450.19071%Home Run (Deep LF); Westlake Scores
1201203121953-08-21 (1)CLESLBDick Littlefieldahead 4-2b 7112-3450.07899%Home Run (Deep RF); Avila Scores; Westlake Scores
1211213211953-08-21 (2)CLESLBHarry Brecheenbehind 0-1b 411--2450.24467%Home Run (Deep LF); Glynn Scores
1221223311953-08-23 (2)CLESLBBob Turleytied 0-0b 1112-3450.21680%Home Run (Deep LF); Simpson Scores; Mitchell Scores
1231233411953-08-28CLENYYEddie Lopatbehind 1-2b 60---1450.18757%Home Run
1241243511953-08-29CLENYYSteve Kralytied 0-0b 41---1450.13767%Home Run
1251253611953-09-01CLEBOSIke Delockahead 8-3b 601--2450.01499%Home Run; Mitchell Scores/unER
1261263711953-09-05 (2)CLECHWSandy Consuegratied 0-0b 121--2450.19071%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
1271273811953-09-06CLECHWVirgil Truckstied 0-0b 40-2-2450.15879%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
1281283911953-09-07 (2)CLESLBSatchel Paigeahead 6-5b 52---1450.11879%Home Run; Rosen Scores/unER
1291294011953-09-09CLE@BOSBill Henrytied 0-0t 811--2450.34785%Home Run; Mitchell Scores
1301304111953-09-22CLE@CHWBilly Piercetied 0-0t 12--32450.16966%Home Run; Avila Scores
1311314211953-09-25CLEDETRay Scarboroughahead 7-3b 70---1150.01499%Home Run
1321324321953-09-25CLEDETDick Marloweahead 8-3b 8212-3150.004100%Home Run; Glynn Scores; Ginsberg Scores
1954 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
133133111954-04-15CLEDETTed Graytied 1-1b 61---1450.18673%Home Run
134134211954-05-04CLE@PHABob Triceahead 1-0t 60---1430.12279%Home Run
135135311954-05-13CLEWSHMickey McDermottbehind 1-7b 90---1430.0041%Home Run
136136411954-05-15CLEWSHSpec Sheatied 1-1b 321--2430.22175%Home Run; Avila Scores
137137511954-05-16 (1)CLEPHAMarion Fricanobehind 0-2b 20---1430.10644%Home Run
138138611954-05-16 (2)CLEPHAArnie Portocarreroahead 2-0b 31-2-2430.10989%Home Run; Philley Scores
139139711954-05-18CLEBOSBill Henrybehind 0-3b 20---1430.09033%Home Run
140140821954-05-18CLEBOSBill Henrybehind 2-3b 60---1430.18957%Home Run
141141911954-05-19CLEBOSWillard Nixonbehind 0-3b 20---1430.09033%Home Run
1421421011954-05-22CLEBALDon Larsenbehind 2-3b 50---1430.15957%Home Run
1431431111954-05-23 (2)CLEBALBob Turleybehind 0-1b 90---1430.44063%Home Run
1441441211954-05-26CLE@CHWBob Keeganbehind 2-4t 61---1430.11530%Home Run
1451451311954-05-28CLEDETSteve Gromektied 0-0b 701--2430.25189%Home Run; Doby Scores
1461461411954-06-23CLEPHABob Triceahead 2-1b 611--2430.16291%Home Run; Doby Scores
1471471511954-07-18 (2)CLE@WSHMickey McDermotttied 0-0t 121--2450.20068%IPHRInside-the-park Home Run to CF; Avila Scores
1481481611954-07-20CLE@BOSWillard Nixontied 1-1t 31---1450.11559%Home Run
1491491711954-07-21CLE@BOSTom Brewertied 6-6t 51---1450.14361%Home Run
1501501811954-07-27CLEBOSFrank Sullivanahead 2-0b 30---1450.07685%Home Run
1511511911954-07-31CLEWSHSpec Sheaahead 2-0b 11---1450.07880%Home Run
1521522011954-08-12CLE@DETGeorge Zuverinkahead 3-0t 5212-3550.11796%Home Run; Doby Scores; Wertz Scores
1531532111954-08-20CLE@BALJoe Colemanahead 2-0t 11--32550.09884%Home Run; Doby Scores
1541542211954-08-29 (2)CLE@BOSSid Hudsonahead 7-1t 92---1450.002100%Home Run
1551552311954-09-04CLE@CHWJack Harshmanbehind 0-1t 401--2450.20863%Home Run; Doby Scores
1561562411954-09-17CLE@DETNed Garverahead 1-0t 12---1450.10067%Home Run
1955 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
157157111955-04-16CLE@CHWBilly Pierceahead 3-1t 30---1450.08380%Home Run
158158211955-04-19CLE@KCACloyd Boyertied 0-0t 121--2450.18666%Home Run; Doby Scores
159159321955-04-19CLE@KCACloyd Boyertied 3-3t 80---1450.24975%Home Run
160160411955-04-27CLEWSHBob Porterfieldtied 0-0b 121--2450.18270%Home Run; Doby Scores
161161511955-05-08 (2)CLEKCAArt Ceccarellitied 1-1b 110---1330.359100%Walk-OffHome Run
162162611955-05-30 (1)CLE@CHWMorrie Martinahead 3-0t 221--2430.11688%Home Run; Doby Scores/unER; Rosen Scores/unER
163163711955-06-08CLEBOSBill Henrybehind 1-4b 621--2450.19633%Home Run (Deep LF); Kiner Scores/unER; Rosen Scores/unER
164164811955-06-11CLENYYEddie Lopatbehind 0-5b 401--2450.09822%Home Run; Doby Scores
165165911955-06-19CLE@BOSMel Parnellbehind 2-3t 52-233530.33271%Home Run (Deep LF); Smith Scores; Avila Scores
1661661011955-07-04 (2)CLEDETSteve Gromekbehind 3-5b 621--2550.29752%Home Run; Doby Scores
1671671111955-07-07CLE@KCAArt Ceccarelliahead 3-1t 80---1450.06593%Home Run
1681681211955-07-14CLENYYJim Konstantybehind 3-4b 80---1550.29961%Home Run
1691691311955-07-15CLENYYEddie Lopatahead 2-0b 81---1550.03797%Home Run
1701701411955-07-20CLEWSHChuck Stobbsbehind 0-2b 20---1450.10144%Home Run
1711711511955-07-24 (1)CLEBALGeorge Zuverinkahead 4-1b 80---1550.01599%Home Run
1721721611955-07-28CLE@BOSMel Parnellahead 1-0t 321--2450.18176%Home Run; Avila Scores
1731731711955-08-10CLEDETJim Bunningbehind 0-1b 41---1450.13553%Home Run
1741741811955-08-25CLENYYRip Colemanbehind 0-5b 61---1550.0358%Home Run
1751751911955-09-04 (2)CLECHWDick Donovantied 0-0b 3212-3550.27182%Home Run; Woodling Scores; Doby Scores
1761762011955-09-05 (2)CLEKCARay Herbertahead 6-0b 701--2530.004100%Home Run; Kiner Scores
1771772111955-09-09CLE@BOSTom Hurdahead 2-1t 80---1330.11986%Home Run
1956 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
178178111956-04-25CLE@KCABobby Shantzahead 3-0t 40---1450.06387%Home Run
179179211956-05-05CLE@BALDon Ferraresebehind 0-1t 50---1650.14650%Home Run
180180311956-05-09CLE@NYYDon Larsentied 0-0t 12---1350.10156%Home Run
181181411956-05-13 (2)CLEKCATom Lasordatied 0-0b 3212-3350.26782%Home Run; Busby Scores; Avila Scores
182182511956-06-08CLE@NYYMickey McDermottahead 6-0t 801--2450.005100%Home Run; Smith Scores
183183611956-06-11 (1)CLE@BOSBob Porterfieldahead 3-0t 60---1350.05890%Home Run
184184711956-06-12CLE@BOSFrank Sullivanbehind 2-4t 5112-3350.28660%Home Run; Carrasquel Scores; Smith Scores
185185811956-06-24CLEWSHHal Griggsahead 5-0b 50-2-2450.01999%Home Run; Smith Scores
186186911956-06-27CLEBALMike Fornielesbehind 5-9b 421--2450.14027%Home Run; Woodling Scores
1871871011956-06-30CLECHWGerry Staleybehind 0-7b 41---1550.0205%Home Run
1881881111956-07-03CLEKCAArt Ditmarahead 4-1b 32---1550.06188%Home Run
1891891211956-07-05CLE@DETFrank Larybehind 4-12t 6012-3550.0285%Home Run; Smith Scores; Wertz Scores
1901901311956-08-16CLEDETBob Millerahead 4-0b 42---1450.04094%Home Run
1911911411956-09-02CLE@CHWJack Harshmantied 0-0t 311--2350.18969%Home Run; Smith Scores
1921921511956-09-21CLE@DETBilly Hoeftahead 2-0t 50---1350.08583%Home Run

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 2014, 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.