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Wednesday July 24th 2024


New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Nearing 600th Home Run

Rodriguez hit his 598th home run yesterday in a 9-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in Yankee Stadium.

Alex Rodriguez needs only two more home runs to become the seventh member of the exclusive 600 homers club and hopes to join the even more exclusive 700 homers club in about three years. The 700 homers club only has three members in Babe Ruth with 714, Hank Aaron with 755 and Barry Bonds with 762.

Rodriguez needs 21 runs batted in to become the 20th member of the 1,800 RBI club. He needs only 221 runs batted in to become the fourth member of the 2000 RBI club joining Cap Anson with 2,075, Babe Ruth 2,213 and Hank Aaron 2,297.

Jim Thome with 574 home runs is 26 homers short of joining the 600 home run club and could join the club in 2011, ...

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