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Alex Rodriguez: Statistical Analysis Of His Quest For 763

Alex Rodriguez rounded the bases for the 600th time in the major leagues, he joined Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Ken Griffey Jr., Sammy Sosa, and Barry Bonds as the only players to reach that plateau. 

At the age of 35, media members quickly touted A-Rod for being the youngest player in history to break 600.  Most people began to speculate when, not if, he will break Barry Bonds' record of 762 round trippers.

However, the numbers tell a slightly different story.  At age 35, A-Rod has connected on 600 home runs in 8,691 career ABs, or one home run every 14.48 trips to the plate. 

Over the last three years, his numbers have dipped to one home run every 16.35 at bats.  This season, A-Rod's numbers have plunged ...

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