700 Home Run Club

From BR Bullpen

700 Home Runs[edit]


700 home runs is the holy grail among home run hitters in baseball. There are currently only 4 players in MLB history who have hit 700 homers in their career, after Albert Pujols became the fourth member on september 23, 2022. No player has ever hit 800 career home runs. Barry Bonds is currently the all-time leader with 762 home runs over his career. On July 13th, 1934, Babe Ruth became the charter member of the 700 home run club. The Babe was also the first American League player to hit 600 homers. Hank Aaron became the charter member of the 700 home run club for the National League on July 21st, 1973.

Records and Trivia[edit]


Babe Ruth is the youngest player in history to hit 700 home runs; he did so at the age of 39 years, 156 days old. The Babe is also the youngest player in American League history to hit 700 homers. Hank Aaron is the youngest 700 home run hitter in National League history, he did so at the age of 39 years, 165 days old. The quickest player in Major League history to hit 700 home runs is Babe Ruth, he hit his 700th homer in his 2,418th game and his 8,169th at-bat. The Babe also holds the record in the American League for both categories. Barry Bonds was the quickest National League player in history to reach 700 home runs, as he did so in his 2,702nd game and his 9,066th at-bat.

The Members[edit]

Barry Bonds - 762

Hank Aaron - 755

Babe Ruth - 714

Albert Pujols - 703

Home Run Clubs[edit]

100 Home Run Club

200 Home Run Club

300 Home Run Club

400 Home Run Club

500 Home Run Club

600 Home Run Club

Further Reading[edit]

  • Brian Murphy: "The 700 Home Run Club", mlb.com, September 23, 2022. [1]