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Bobby Thomson

Robert Brown Thomson (Flying Scot or The Staten Island Scot)

Positions: Outfielder and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: October 25, 1923 in Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
High School: Curtis HS (Staten Island, NY)
School: St. Lawrence University (Canton, NY)
Signed
by the New York Giants as an amateur free agent in 1942. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 9, 1946 (Age 22.319)   vs. PHI 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1947 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Braves/Cubs/RedSox/Orioles 1946-1960

Final Game: July 17, 1960 (Age 36.266)   vs. CHW 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: August 16, 2010 in Savannah, GA
Cremated
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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.

Bobby Thomson: 264 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 4 walk-off, 21 tying, 75 go ahead, 34 lacking some details
4 Tms
NYG189
MLN38
CHC32
BOS5
 
vs RHP174
vs LHP90
 
Away134
Home130
 
Leverage
High Lev46
Medium Lev79
Low Lev105
12 Opps
PIT43
PHI42
CHC37
LAD/BRO35
CIN35
STL28
BSN/MLN24
NYG/SFG15
WSH2
KCA1
CLE1
BAL1
136 Pitchers
Herm Wehmeier10
Jim Konstanty9
Warren Spahn9
Ken Heintzelman7
Don Newcombe6
Johnny Klippstein6
Howie Pollet5
Murry Dickson4
Warren Hacker4
Carl Erskine4
Ralph Branca4
Preacher Roe4
Bob Chipman4
Hal Jeffcoat4
Al Brazle4
Harvey Haddix4
Curt Simmons4
Gerry Staley3
Kirby Higbe3
Bob Friend3
15 Parks
Polo Grounds110
Wrigley Fld35
Shibe Pk24
Forbes Fld21
Ebbets Fld16
Crosley Fld15
County Stad15
Sprtsmn3/Busch11
Seals Stad6
Braves Fld4
LA Coliseum2
GriffithStad2
Memor. Stad1
Fenway Pk1
Munic. Stad1
Where Hit
7141
Unk81
816
7813
911
892
General field locations
when available.
 
4 Inside the Park
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms230
2·HR gms17
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
5th75
3rd73
6th38
7th29
4th29
Unk9
8th9
9th2
Outs
282
179
069
Unk34
 
DefPos
CF159
LF59
3B35
RF4
PH3
2B3
1B1
Bases
---120
1--60
Unk34
12-19
-2-14
1237
--35
1-34
-231
 
432 RBI
RISP50
0 on140
1 on88
2 on28
3 on8
Any on124
Inning
133
235
317
430
525
633
734
831
920
Extra6
 
1-385
4-688
7-end91
RelScore
+4..30
+313
+214
+128
Tied57
-123
-227
-312
-4..26
Unk34
 
Ahead85
Tied57
Behind88
Unk34
Before event,
for batter

Play By Play

View Pitches · WE and WPA Explanation
1946 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
11111946-09-18NYGCHCBob Chipmanb 815
22211946-09-25NYGBSNDick Mulliganb 815
1947 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
33111947-04-15NYG@PHISchoolboy Rowetied 1-1t 22---1840.11157%Home Run
44211947-04-18NYGBROVic Lombardibehind 0-1b 21---1740.10953%Home Run
55321947-04-18NYGBROEd Chandlerahead 5-2b 61---1740.04395%Home Run; Thomson Scores/unER
66411947-05-08NYGCINJoe Beggstied 0-0b 12---1380.10161%Home Run
77511947-05-15NYG@CHCBob Chipmantied 0-0t 1012-3380.17977%Home Run; Blattner Scores; Rigney Scores
88611947-05-23NYG@BSNEd Wrightahead 6-1t 50---1380.02596%Home Run
99711947-05-30 (2)NYGPHISchoolboy Rowetied 0-0b 111--2380.16572%Home Run; Rigney Scores
1010811947-05-31NYGPITFritz Ostermuellerb 2238
1111911947-06-05 (1)NYGCHCPaul Ericksonbehind 0-1b 40---1380.13156%Home Run
12121011947-07-01NYGBSNJohnny Sainbehind 0-1b 11-2-2380.15963%Home Run; Rigney Scores
13131111947-07-03NYG@BROHal Greggtied 0-0t 111--2380.16366%Home Run; Kerr Scores
14141221947-07-03NYG@BROJoe Hattenahead 11-0t 311--2380.00099%Home Run; Blattner Scores
15151311947-07-10NYGSTLRed Mungerbehind 2-7b 60---1380.04110%Home Run
16161411947-07-13 (2)NYGPITNick Strincevichahead 2-1b 82---1380.08693%Home Run
17171511947-07-16NYGCHCHank Borowytied 0-0b 41-2-2380.18677%Home Run; Blattner Scores
18181611947-07-18NYGCINElmer Riddleb 7138
19191711947-07-20 (2)NYGCINJohnny Vander Meerb 6138
20201821947-07-20 (2)NYGCINJohnny Hetkib 7338
21211911947-07-27NYG@CHCPaul Ericksont 8238
22222011947-08-02 (1)NYG@PITElmer Singletonahead 8-2t 90---1380.002100%Home Run
23232111947-08-02 (2)NYG@PITFritz Ostermuellerbehind 1-2t 401--2380.19562%Home Run; Kerr Scores
24242211947-08-03 (2)NYG@PITKirby Higbeahead 3-0t 50---1380.06189%Home Run
25252311947-08-13NYG@PHIKen Heintzelmant 9138
26262411947-08-25NYGCHCPaul Ericksonbehind 3-6b 721--2380.18428%Home Run; Witek Scores
27272511947-09-14NYG@STLHowie Polletahead 8-1t 90---1380.001100%Home Run
28282611947-09-18NYG@CHCOx Millerahead 1-0t 311--2380.17079%Home Run (LF-CF); Kerr Scores
29292711947-09-20NYGPHIKen Heintzelmanahead 2-1b 40---1380.10078%Home Run
30302811947-09-23NYG@BROJoe Hattentied 0-0t 12---1380.09856%Home Run
31312911947-09-27NYG@PHISchoolboy Rowet 3138
1948 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
3232111948-04-29NYG@BRORalph Brancabehind 6-16t 71---19PH0.0010%Home Run
3333211948-05-05NYG@CINKent Petersont 9148
3434311948-05-08NYG@PITKirby Higbeahead 6-0t 21---1380.02795%Home Run
3535411948-05-30NYGPHIEd Heusserahead 4-1b 30---1380.05590%Home Run
3636511948-06-07NYG@PITKirby Higbetied 3-3t 71--32380.20880%Home Run; Lockman Scores
3737611948-06-09 (1)NYG@CHCJess Dobernict 7138
3838711948-06-17NYGPITVic Lombardib 5138
3939811948-06-18NYGSTLHowie Polletb 6138
4040921948-06-18NYGSTLHowie Polletb 9238
41411011948-07-07NYG@PHICurt Simmonsahead 4-0t 8112-3780.024100%Home Run; Cooper Scores; Marshall Scores
42421111948-07-19NYG@CINKent Petersont 3377
43431211948-07-25NYG@CHCRalph Hamnert 2177
44441311948-07-26NYG@BROErv Palicaahead 9-3t 70---1770.00899%Home Run
45451411948-08-02NYGSTLMurry Dicksonb 6177
46461511948-08-22 (1)NYGPHIMonk Dubielahead 5-0b 311--2770.03997%Home Run; Marshall Scores
47471611948-08-26 (1)NYG@STLMurry Dicksont 7177
1949 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
4848111949-04-24NYGBSNVern Bickfordtied 0-0b 1212-3580.24479%Home Run; Rhawn Scores; Mize Scores
4949211949-05-01 (1)NYG@BSNWarren Spahntied 4-4t 92---1580.41581%Home Run
5050311949-05-04NYGPITBob Muncriefahead 7-1b 52---1580.01199%Home Run
5151411949-05-08NYGCHCMonk Dubielb 5358
5252511949-05-13NYGPHICharlie Bicknellahead 5-1b 4212-3680.06898%Home Run; Lockman Scores; Marshall Scores
5353611949-05-24NYG@CHCBob Chipmanbehind 0-8t 91---1580.0000%Home Run
5454711949-05-29 (1)NYG@PHIJim Konstantytied 2-2t 151-2-2380.36192%Home Run; Lockman Scores/unER
5555811949-06-03NYGCHCCal McLishahead 12-4b 721--2480.001100%Home Run; Lockman Scores/unER; Thomson Scores/unER
5656911949-06-11NYGPITElmer Riddlebehind 2-3b 821--2680.61084%IPHRInside-the-park Home Run to LF; Marshall Scores
57571011949-06-19NYG@PITBob Chesnest 218
58581111949-07-02NYGBRORex Barneybehind 0-4b 321--2380.14128%Home Run; Hausmann Scores
59591211949-07-16 (2)NYGPITRip Sewellb 818
60601311949-07-18NYGSTLAl Brazlebehind 1-2b 70---1380.22659%Home Run
61611411949-07-21NYGCINHerm Wehmeierahead 1-0b 101--2380.13081%Home Run; Lockman Scores
62621521949-07-21NYGCINHerm Wehmeierbehind 3-5b 5112-3380.34369%Home Run; Thompson Scores/unER; Lockman Scores
63631611949-07-24 (1)NYGCHCBob Rushbehind 2-5b 82---1380.0509%Home Run
64641711949-07-26NYG@PITTiny Bonhamt 4138
65651811949-08-09NYGBSNJohnny Saintied 0-0b 11-2-2380.15272%Home Run; Thompson Scores
66661911949-08-26NYGSTLGerry Staleytied 0-0b 20---1580.10566%Home Run
67672011949-08-28 (1)NYGCINHerm Wehmeierbehind 0-8b 40---1380.0143%Home Run
68682111949-08-31NYGPITBill Werletied 0-0b 1112-3480.20979%Home Run; Rigney Scores; Thompson Scores
69692211949-09-01NYGPITJunior Walshahead 2-0b 12---1580.07979%Home Run
70702311949-09-05 (1)NYGPHIKen Heintzelmanbehind 4-5b 72---1480.24252%Home Run
71712411949-09-09NYG@BROPreacher Roetied 0-0t 70-2-2480.20581%Home Run; Kerr Scores
72722511949-09-18 (1)NYG@PITRay Poatahead 8-1t 51---1580.01099%Home Run
73732621949-09-18 (1)NYG@PITHarry Gumbertahead 10-3t 9012-3580.001100%Home Run; Haas Scores; Marshall Scores
74742711949-09-24NYGBSNWarren Spahnbehind 1-6b 611--2380.07613%Home Run; Lockman Scores
1950 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
7575111950-05-06NYG@PITBill Macdonaldt 848
7676211950-05-14 (1)NYG@PHIKen Heintzelmantied 0-0t 1112-3480.21375%Home Run; Stanky Scores; Rigney Scores
7777311950-05-17NYGCHCBill Voiselletied 0-0b 121--2480.18070%IPHRInside-the-park Home Run to CF; Irvin Scores/unER; Thomson Scores/unER
7878411950-05-20 (2)NYGCINKen Raffensbergerb 618
7979511950-06-06NYG@PITMel Queenahead 2-0t 401--2580.11987%Home Run; Thompson Scores
8080621950-06-06NYG@PITVic Lombardiahead 5-2t 521-33580.12395%Home Run; Stanky Scores; Thompson Scores
8181711950-06-07NYG@CHCDutch Leonardahead 5-3t 701-33580.07097%Home Run; Mueller Scores/unER; Thompson Scores
8282811950-06-27NYG@BRODan Bankheadahead 5-2t 501--2680.08393%IPHRInside-the-park Home Run to LF (Ground Ball); Westrum Scores
8383911950-07-02 (1)NYGBSNJohnny Sainbehind 3-11b 821--2580.0030%Home Run; Dark Scores
84841011950-07-05NYG@PHIRuss Meyerbehind 2-4t 60---1580.12034%Home Run (LF-CF)
85851111950-07-06NYG@PHIBob Millerbehind 1-5t 62---1580.04310%Home Run
86861211950-07-16 (2)NYG@CINHowie Foxt 128
87871311950-07-17NYG@CINHerm Wehmeiertied 0-0t 20---1580.10260%Home Run
88881411950-07-25NYGCINHerm Wehmeierbehind 0-3b 72---1680.07316%Home Run
89891511950-08-02 (2)NYGCHCDoyle Ladeahead 5-3b 32-2-2780.12788%Home Run; Westrum Scores
90901611950-08-06 (2)NYGPITMurry Dicksonahead 1-0b 711--2880.14793%Home Run; Dark Scores
91911711950-08-12NYG@PHIRobin Robertstied 3-3t 70---1680.19269%Home Run
92921811950-08-23NYG@CHCJohnny Klippsteintied 1-1t 50---1780.13864%Home Run
93931911950-09-10NYGBRODon Newcombeahead 5-2b 41---1880.05690%Home Run
94942011950-09-16NYGCHCJohnny Schmitzbehind 2-3b 42---1580.13551%Home Run
95952111950-09-18NYGSTLFred Martinahead 12-0b 81---1680.000100%Home Run
96962211950-09-27 (2)NYGPHIBubba Churchtied 0-0b 121234680.27384%Home Run; Mueller Scores; Thompson Scores; Irvin Scores
97972311950-09-28 (1)NYGPHIKen Heintzelmantied 0-0b 21---1580.10663%Home Run
98982421950-09-28 (1)NYGPHIKen Heintzelmanahead 2-1b 60---1580.10584%Home Run
99992511950-09-30NYGBSNBob Chipmanb 728
1951 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
100100111951-04-22NYGBROCarl Erskineahead 2-1b 60---1580.10585%Home Run
101101211951-04-23NYG@PHIJocko Thompsontied 2-2t 32---1580.12258%Home Run
102102311951-04-29NYG@BROCarl Erskinebehind 0-1t 521--2580.27460%Home Run; Irvin Scores
103103411951-05-04NYGPITCon Dempseybehind 0-1b 111--2380.17963%Home Run; Jorgensen Scores
104104511951-05-09NYGSTLAl Brazleahead 16-2b 82---1380.000100%Home Run
105105611951-05-15NYG@PITBill Werlet 6238
106106711951-05-26NYG@PHIRobin Robertstied 0-0t 70---1870.19970%Home Run
107107811951-06-01NYGPITCliff Chambersahead 4-1b 511--2670.07196%Home Run; Westrum Scores
108108911951-06-03 (2)NYGSTLHarry Brecheenbehind 1-3b 611--2370.28154%Home Run; Lockman Scores
1091091011951-07-01NYG@BSNWarren Spahntied 0-0t 2112-3770.23978%Home Run; Westrum Scores; Lockman Scores
1101101111951-07-02NYGPHIKen Heintzelmanb 6277
1111111211951-07-03NYGPHIJim Konstantybehind 3-5b 81---1770.12224%Home Run
1121121311951-07-04 (1)NYG@BROPreacher Roetied 4-4t 110---1470.33684%Home Run
1131131411951-07-06NYGBSNWarren Spahnbehind 5-7b 30---1670.11043%Home Run (Deep LF)
1141141511951-07-07NYGBSNMax Surkontbehind 2-4b 821--2670.41053%Home Run (Deep LF); Irvin Scores
1151151611951-07-15 (2)NYGPITBill Werleahead 3-2b 50-2-2370.11889%Home Run; Dark Scores
1161161711951-07-24NYG@PITPaul LaPalmebehind 0-3t 711--2750.15426%Home Run (LF-CF); Lockman Scores
1171171811951-07-30NYG@CHCMonk Dubielbehind 3-5t 8112-3750.51172%Home Run; Mays Scores; Lockman Scores
1181181911951-07-31NYG@CHCFrank Hillertied 0-0t 2112-3750.22777%Home Run; Mays Scores; Lockman Scores
1191192021951-07-31NYG@CHCFrank Hillerahead 3-1t 62---1750.09485%Home Run
1201202111951-08-03NYG@STLHarry Brecheenbehind 1-5t 811--2550.06110%Home Run; Irvin Scores
1211212211951-08-08 (2)NYG@BRODon Newcombebehind 3-6t 90---1750.0417%Home Run
1221222311951-08-19NYG@PHIJim Konstantybehind 2-4t 801--2550.30350%Home Run; Irvin Scores
1231232411951-09-01NYGBRORalph Brancaahead 1-0b 201--2650.13682%Home Run; Lockman Scores
1241242511951-09-02NYGBROPhil Haugstadahead 9-1b 82-2-2650.000100%Home Run; Irvin Scores
1251252611951-09-11 (2)NYG@STLCliff Chambersbehind 0-4t 91---1350.0081%Home Run
1261262711951-09-15NYG@CHCPaul Minnertied 0-0t 12---1350.10156%Home Run
1271272811951-09-16 (1)NYG@PITHowie Polletahead 1-0t 60---1350.12078%Home Run
1281282911951-09-16 (2)NYG@PITDon Carlsenahead 1-0t 20---1650.09570%Home Run
1291293011951-09-30NYG@BSNJim Wilsonbehind 0-1t 21---1650.11248%Home Run
1301303111951-10-01NYG@BRORalph Brancabehind 0-1t 421--2650.24258%Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Irvin Scores
1311313211951-10-03NYGBRORalph Brancabehind 2-4b 91-233650.711100%Walk-OffHome Run (Line Drive to Deep LF); Hartung Scores; Lockman Scores
1952 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
132132111952-04-21NYG@PHIHowie Foxtied 0-0t 111--2350.17968%Home Run; Lockman Scores
133133211952-05-02NYG@PITHowie Polletbehind 0-1t 411--2350.23461%Home Run; Lockman Scores
134134311952-05-13NYGCINHerm Wehmeierbehind 0-2b 321--2350.22751%Home Run (Pop Fly); Lockman Scores
135135411952-05-16 (2)NYGCHCJohnny Klippsteinb 6235
136136511952-05-26NYGBROPreacher Roetied 0-0b 111--2350.17773%Home Run; Lockman Scores
137137611952-06-02NYG@STLJoe Preskot 6135
138138711952-06-06NYG@PITMurry Dicksonbehind 0-3t 32---1350.07824%Home Run
139139811952-06-11NYG@CINHarry Perkowskibehind 0-2t 521--2450.24645%Home Run; Lockman Scores
140140911952-06-16NYGSTLWillard Schmidtbehind 4-7b 911234350.806100%Walk-OffHome Run (Deep LF Line); Thompson Scores; Williams Scores; Lockman Scores
1411411011952-06-17NYGPITWoody Mainbehind 0-1b 321--2350.24364%Home Run; Gregg Scores
1421421111952-06-18NYGPITBob Friendtied 0-0b 12---1350.10862%Home Run
1431431221952-06-18NYGPITBob Friendahead 3-0b 51---1350.04993%Home Run
1441441311952-06-21NYGCHCJoe Hattenahead 3-0b 80---1350.01499%Home Run (Deep LF)
1451451411952-06-24 (2)NYGCINHerm Wehmeierahead 5-4b 71-2-2350.12894%Home Run; Williams Scores
1461461511952-06-29NYG@PHIJim Konstantyahead 4-3t 7212-3350.24394%IPHRInside-the-park Home Run to CF; Yvars Scores; Lockman Scores
1471471611952-07-24NYGSTLCliff Chambersahead 7-2b 50---1450.01698%Home Run
1481481711952-08-13 (1)NYG@BROCarl Erskinetied 0-0t 20-2-2680.14271%Home Run; Rhodes Scores
1491491811952-08-19 (2)NYG@CHCWarren Hackerbehind 0-1t 701--2680.33570%Home Run; Rhodes Scores
1501501911952-08-21 (1)NYG@CHCPaul Minnert 138
1511512011952-09-05NYGPHIJim Konstantybehind 2-4b 81---1580.11923%Home Run
1521522111952-09-12 (2)NYGCINKen Raffensbergerahead 1-0b 121--2580.16780%Home Run; Irvin Scores/unER; Thomson Scores/unER
1531532211952-09-15NYGSTLAl Brazletied 0-0b 40---1380.13369%Home Run
1541542311952-09-24 (1)NYGBSNErnie Johnsontied 3-3b 3112-3580.24284%Home Run; Lockman Scores; Irvin Scores/unER
1551552411952-09-24 (2)NYGBSNWarren Spahntied 0-0b 41---1580.13967%Home Run
1953 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
156156111953-04-14NYG@PHIRobin Robertstied 0-0t 111--2380.16266%Home Run; Williams Scores
157157211953-04-15NYG@PHICurt Simmonsbehind 0-3t 40---1380.08428%Home Run
158158311953-04-30NYGMLNVern Bickfordtied 0-0b 91---1580.412100%Walk-OffHome Run (LF Line)
159159411953-05-04 (2)NYGCINBubba Churchbehind 3-8b 821--2380.0345%Home Run; Williams Scores
160160511953-05-15NYG@CINClyde Kingahead 4-3t 11212-3490.15998%Home Run; Dark Scores; Thompson Scores
161161611953-05-21NYGBROBen Wadeahead 3-2b 12-2-2780.14777%Home Run (Fly Ball); Gilbert Scores
162162711953-05-24NYG@PITJohnny Hetkiahead 6-2t 70---1780.02897%Home Run
163163811953-06-12NYGSTLGerry Staleytied 0-0b 12---1380.09761%Home Run
164164911953-06-16 (2)NYG@CINHarry Perkowskibehind 3-12t 901--2580.0010%Home Run; Corwin Scores
1651651011953-06-23NYG@STLHarvey Haddixbehind 7-14t 52---1680.0123%Home Run
1661661111953-07-03NYG@PHIJim Konstantybehind 0-4t 21---1580.06121%Home Run
1671671211953-07-05NYGBROJoe Blackahead 6-2b 301--2580.05495%Inside-the-park Home Run to LF; Irvin Scores
1681681311953-07-07 (1)NYGPHIJim Konstantyahead 2-0b 311--2580.11988%Home Run; Irvin Scores
1691691411953-07-11NYG@BRORuss Meyerahead 5-0t 60---1580.02397%Home Run (Fly Ball)
1701701511953-07-18NYGCHCWarren Hackerahead 3-1b 10-2-2580.08685%Home Run; Irvin Scores
1711711611953-07-21NYGSTLGerry Staleybehind 4-10b 82---1580.0061%Home Run
1721721711953-08-01NYG@CINKen Raffensbergerahead 3-2t 41---1680.10970%Home Run
1731731811953-08-16 (1)NYGPHIThornton Kipperahead 4-1b 811234780.017100%Home Run; Thompson Scores; Mueller Scores; Rhodes Scores
1741741911953-08-17 (1)NYGPHIBob Millerbehind 0-5b 80---1780.0255%Home Run
1751752011953-08-22 (2)NYG@PHIJim Konstantybehind 0-3t 611--2580.16231%Home Run; Mueller Scores
1761762121953-08-22 (2)NYG@PHIJim Konstantytied 3-3t 80---1580.23874%Home Run
1771772211953-08-26NYGSTLAl Brazleahead 11-4b 82--32480.001100%Home Run; Dark Scores
1781782311953-08-30 (1)NYGCHCDuke Simpsonahead 6-1b 721-33580.014100%Home Run; Thompson Scores; Mueller Scores
1791792411953-09-03NYGCINFred Baczewskibehind 0-4b 41---1480.06820%Home Run
1801802511953-09-06NYGBROPreacher Roebehind 1-4b 611--2480.18937%Home Run (Fly Ball); Dark Scores/unER
1811812611953-09-19 (1)NYGPITPaul LaPalmetied 0-0b 12---1380.09761%Home Run
1954 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
182182111954-08-22MLN@CHCHal Jeffcoattied 6-6t 711--2370.29780%Home Run; O'Connell Scores
183183211954-08-30MLNBROCarl Erskinebehind 4-5b 7212-3470.53788%Home Run; Bruton Scores; Adcock Scores
1955 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
184184111955-04-14MLN@STLHarvey Haddixtied 1-1t 40---1470.12563%Home Run (CF-RF)
185185211955-04-20MLN@CHCSam Jonesahead 1-0t 221234470.25588%Home Run; Burdette Scores; Bruton Scores; Mathews Scores
186186311955-04-27MLN@NYGAl Corwinahead 7-1t 61---1470.01398%Home Run
187187411955-04-29MLN@PHIHerm Wehmeierbehind 0-2t 42---1470.10433%Home Run (Deep LF)
188188511955-06-07MLN@NYGPaul Gielahead 6-0t 22---1570.02895%Home Run (Deep RF)
189189611955-07-03MLN@CINJoe Nuxhalltied 0-0t 201--2570.15769%Home Run; Aaron Scores
190190711955-07-08 (2)MLNCINRudy Minarcinahead 2-1b 40---1570.10279%Home Run
191191811955-07-10 (1)MLNCINArt Fowlerahead 5-4b 721--2570.16494%Home Run; Logan Scores
192192911955-07-14MLN@PHIHerm Wehmeiertied 0-0t 21---1570.10858%Home Run
1931931011955-08-04MLNBRODon Newcombebehind 0-2b 211--2670.19153%Home Run (Fly Ball); Pafko Scores
1941941111955-08-28 (1)MLN@PITDick Hallahead 1-0t 501--2770.16384%Home Run; Tanner Scores
1951951211955-08-30MLN@BRODon Newcombetied 0-0t 221--2770.19266%Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Crowe Scores
1956 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
196196111956-05-08MLNPITBob Friendahead 2-0b 611--2570.09596%Home Run; Mathews Scores
197197211956-05-11MLN@CINJohnny Klippsteinbehind 0-1t 201--2570.17161%Home Run; Aaron Scores
198198311956-05-12MLN@CINBrooks Lawrencebehind 5-9t 71---1570.0388%Home Run (LF-CF)
199199411956-05-28MLN@STLHerm Wehmeiertied 0-0t 1212-3570.25975%Home Run; Logan Scores/unER; Aaron Scores/unER; Thomson Scores/unER
200200511956-05-30 (1)MLN@CHCRuss Meyerahead 2-0t 12---1570.08675%Home Run
201201621956-05-30 (1)MLN@CHCTurk Lownbehind 3-5t 32---1580.10134%Home Run
202202711956-05-30 (2)MLN@CHCWarren Hackert 2158
203203821956-05-30 (2)MLN@CHCWarren Hackert 6258
204204911956-06-17 (2)MLN@BRODon Newcombetied 1-1t 41---1570.12760%Home Run
2052051011956-06-25MLN@PHIStu Millerbehind 0-1t 21---1570.11148%Home Run
2062061111956-07-02MLN@CINJohnny Klippsteinbehind 0-1t 21---1650.10648%Home Run
2072071211956-07-18MLNNYGDick Littlefieldahead 4-1b 62--32670.05598%Home Run; Aaron Scores
2082081311956-07-22 (2)MLNPHISaul Rogovinahead 13-5b 52---1670.003100%Home Run; Thomson Scores/unER
2092091421956-07-22 (2)MLNPHIStu Millerahead 14-5b 721--2670.000100%Home Run; Aaron Scores
2102101511956-07-25MLN@NYGAl Worthingtonbehind 1-3t 611234670.41678%Home Run; Mathews Scores; Aaron Scores; Adcock Scores
2112111611956-07-26MLN@NYGDick Littlefieldahead 10-0t 70---1680.001100%Home Run
2122121711956-08-23MLNPHICurt Simmonsbehind 0-4b 401234670.26556%Home Run; Aaron Scores; Adcock Scores; Mathews Scores
2132131811956-08-27MLNBRODon Newcombeahead 1-0b 421--2670.18886%Home Run; Mathews Scores
2142141911956-09-03 (2)MLNCINLarry Jansenbehind 0-2b 211--2670.20253%Home Run; Adcock Scores
2152152011956-09-17 (1)MLN@NYGJohnny Antonellibehind 0-4t 52---1780.04812%Home Run
1957 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
216216111957-05-01MLN@NYGWindy McCallahead 4-1t 101---1570.02098%Home Run (Deep RF)
217217211957-05-30 (2)MLNCHCTom Poholskybehind 0-2b 42---1570.12036%Home Run (Deep LF)
218218311957-06-05MLN@NYGMarv Grissomahead 7-4t 42---1480.06987%Home Run (Deep RF)
219219411957-06-11MLN@BRORoger Craigahead 2-1t 511234670.19593%Home Run (LF-CF); Mathews Scores; Aaron Scores; Adcock Scores
220220511957-06-21NYG@CHCDave Hillmanahead 11-10t 102---1470.10292%Home Run
221221611957-06-26NYG@CINHal Jeffcoatahead 10-5t 621--2490.03598%Home Run; Mays Scores
222222711957-07-05NYGPITJoe Trimbleahead 5-4b 62---19PH0.12083%Home Run
223223811957-07-14NYGCHCDave Hillmanb 1147
224224911957-07-18NYGCINJohnny Klippsteinbehind 0-2b 90---1670.10719%Home Run
2252251011957-07-19NYGMLNGene Conleybehind 0-1b 42---1470.14351%Home Run (Deep LF)
2262261111957-07-21 (1)NYGMLNWarren Spahntied 0-0b 42-2-2470.22677%Home Run (Deep LF); Mays Scores
2272271211957-08-02NYG@CINHal Jeffcoatbehind 0-2t 201--2690.16050%Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Spencer Scores
1958 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
228228111958-04-24CHC@LADRon Negrayahead 14-1t 81---1580.000100%Home Run (Fly Ball)
229229211958-05-06CHCCINJoe Nuxhalltied 0-0b 1212-3580.25079%Home Run; Banks Scores; Moryn Scores
230230311958-05-18 (1)CHCSFGJohnny Antonellibehind 1-7b 70---1580.0173%Home Run
231231411958-06-07CHCPITDon Grosstied 0-0b 411--2680.21578%Home Run; Moryn Scores
232232511958-06-10CHCMLNWarren Spahnbehind 0-1b 20---1580.11355%Home Run
233233621958-06-10CHCMLNWarren Spahnahead 7-6b 721--2580.16494%Home Run; Walls Scores
234234711958-06-12CHCMLNLew Burdetteahead 2-1b 42---1880.11277%Home Run (LF-CF)
235235811958-06-17CHC@MLNLew Burdettebehind 2-6t 92---1880.0020%Home Run
236236911958-07-04 (1)CHC@SFGAl Worthingtonahead 1-0t 80---1880.11787%Home Run
2372371011958-07-10CHCPITRon Blackburnahead 6-2b 811--2880.009100%Home Run; Taylor Scores
2382381111958-07-23CHC@CINHal Jeffcoattied 4-4t 101---1580.37682%Home Run (Deep LF)
2392391211958-07-26CHC@MLNGene Conleyahead 6-4t 90---1880.03797%Home Run
2402401311958-08-02CHC@PHICurt Simmonstied 0-0t 21---1580.11059%Home Run (LF-CF)
2412411411958-08-07CHCLADSandy Koufaxtied 0-0b 20---1480.10966%Home Run (Line Drive to LF-CF)
2422421511958-08-10 (1)CHCSTLBilly Muffettbehind 0-2b 1212-3580.27862%Home Run (Deep LF); Goryl Scores/unER; Dark Scores/unER; Thomson Scores/unER
2432431611958-08-17CHC@SFGRuben Gomezbehind 1-2t 22---1780.10946%Home Run (LF-CF)
2442441721958-08-17CHC@SFGPaul Gielbehind 3-5t 42---1780.10532%Home Run
2452451811958-09-03CHCSTLLarry Jacksonbehind 5-7b 62---1780.12832%Home Run (Deep CF)
2462461911958-09-20CHCLADJohnny Klippsteintied 2-2b 91---1470.422100%Walk-OffHome Run (Fly Ball)
2472472011958-09-24CHC@SFGRuben Gomeztied 0-0t 21---1580.11159%Home Run
2482482111958-09-27CHC@LADRalph Mauriellobehind 1-4t 621--2580.16728%Home Run (Fly Ball); Moryn Scores
1959 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
249249111959-05-10 (1)CHC@STLVinegar Bend Mizelltied 0-0t 121-33580.23774%Home Run (Deep LF); Taylor Scores; Banks Scores
250250221959-05-10 (1)CHC@STLJim Brosnanahead 5-3t 70---1580.07989%Home Run (Deep RF)
251251311959-05-16CHCPITHarvey Haddixtied 0-0b 20---1580.10966%Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
252252411959-05-17 (1)CHCPITVern Lawbehind 0-1b 22---1680.11651%Home Run (Deep LF)
253253511959-05-25CHC@STLAlex Kellnerahead 5-3t 71--323PH0.08393%Home Run (Deep LF); Taylor Scores
254254611959-06-07 (1)CHC@PITHarvey Haddixahead 3-1t 80---1580.06493%Home Run (Deep LF)
255255711959-06-09CHCCINJoe Nuxhallbehind 1-3b 5212-3570.40568%Home Run (Deep LF); Walls Scores; Banks Scores
256256811959-07-24CHC@SFGJohnny Antonellibehind 0-2t 50---1670.11636%Home Run (LF-CF)
257257911959-07-30CHC@MLNWarren Spahnbehind 0-4t 50---1570.05715%Home Run (Deep CF)
2582581011959-08-19 (2)CHC@PHIDon Cardwellbehind 3-6t 61-2-2690.15230%Home Run (Deep LF); Averill Scores
2592591111959-09-02CHC@SFGMike McCormickbehind 0-2t 50---1570.11636%Home Run
1960 HRs#car#yr#gmDate@Bat PitcherScoreInnOutRoBRBIBOPPosWPAbWENotesPlay Description
260260111960-04-23BOS@WSHDon Leeahead 5-3t 82--32570.09896%Home Run (Deep LF); Green Scores
261261211960-04-24BOS@WSHJack Kralickbehind 7-11t 901--2570.0427%Home Run (Deep LF); Webster Scores/unER
262262311960-05-24BOS@KCABud Daleybehind 1-6t 91---1680.0031%Home Run (Deep LF)
263263411960-05-29 (1)BOS@BALSteve Barberbehind 0-2t 61---1480.11630%Home Run (Deep LF)
264264511960-06-07BOSCLEMudcat Grantbehind 2-12b 62---1430.0010%Home Run (Deep LF)

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.