With Chris Davis and Miguel Cabrera on historic home run paces, here's a look back at every 50 homer season in MLB history.
BABE RUTH 1920, Yankees 54 home runs
BABE RUTH
1920, Yankees
54 home runs
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BABE RUTH 1921, Yankees 59 home runs
BABE RUTH
1921, Yankees
59 home runs
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BABE RUTH 1927, Yankees 60 home runs
BABE RUTH
1927, Yankees
60 home runs
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BABE RUTH 1928, Yankees 54 home runs
BABE RUTH
1928, Yankees
54 home runs
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HACK WILSON 1930, Chicago Cubs 56 home runs
HACK WILSON
1930, Chicago Cubs
56 home runs
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JIMMIE FOXX 1932, Philadelphia Athletics 58 home runs
JIMMIE FOXX
1932, Philadelphia Athletics
58 home runs
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JIMMIE FOXX 1938, Boston Red Sox 50 home
JIMMIE FOXX
1938, Boston Red Sox
50 home runs
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HANK GREENBERG 1938, Detroit Tigers 58 home runs
HANK GREENBERG
1938, Detroit Tigers
58 home runs
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JOHNNY MIZE 1947, New York Giants 51 home
JOHNNY MIZE
1947, New York Giants
51 home runs
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Ralph Kiner up to bat for the Pirates
Ralph Kiner up to bat for the Pirates in 1947, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. (Credit: AP)
RALPH KINER 1949, Pittsburgh Pirates 54 home runs
RALPH KINER
1949, Pittsburgh Pirates
54 home runs
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WILLIE MAYS 1955, New York Giants 51 home
WILLIE MAYS
1955, New York Giants
51 home runs
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MICKEY MANTLE 1956, Yankees 52 home runs
MICKEY MANTLE
1956, Yankees
52 home runs
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MICKEY MANTLE 1961, Yankees 54 home runs
MICKEY MANTLE
1961, Yankees
54 home runs
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ROGER MARIS 1961, Yankees 61 home runs
ROGER MARIS
1961, Yankees
61 home runs
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WILLIE MAYS 1965, San Francisco Giants 52 home
WILLIE MAYS
1965, San Francisco Giants
52 home runs
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GEORGE FOSTER 1977, Cincinnati Reds 52 home runs
GEORGE FOSTER
1977, Cincinnati Reds
52 home runs
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CECIL FIELDER 1990, Detroit Tigers 51 home runs
CECIL FIELDER
1990, Detroit Tigers
51 home runs
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ALBERT BELLE 1995, Cleveland Indians 50 home runs
ALBERT BELLE
1995, Cleveland Indians
50 home runs
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BRADY ANDERSON 1996, Baltimore Orioles 50 home runs
BRADY ANDERSON
1996, Baltimore Orioles
50 home runs
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MARK MCGWIRE 1996, Oakland Athletics 52 home runs
MARK MCGWIRE
1996, Oakland Athletics
52 home runs
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KEN GRIFFEY JUNIOR 1997, Seattle Mariners 56 home
KEN GRIFFEY JUNIOR
1997, Seattle Mariners
56 home runs
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MARK MCGWIRE 1997, St. Louis Cardinals 58 home
MARK MCGWIRE
1997, St. Louis Cardinals
58 home runs
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GREG VAUGHN 1998, San Diego Padres 50 home
GREG VAUGHN
1998, San Diego Padres
50 home runs
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KEN GRIFFEY JR. 1998, Seattle Mariners 56 home
KEN GRIFFEY JR.
1998, Seattle Mariners
56 home runs
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SAMMY SOSA 1998, Chicago Cubs 66 home runs
SAMMY SOSA
1998, Chicago Cubs
66 home runs
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MARK MCGWIRE 1998, St. Louis Cardinals 70 home
MARK MCGWIRE
1998, St. Louis Cardinals
70 home runs
(Credit: AP)
SAMMY SOSA 1999, Chicago Cubs 63 home runs
SAMMY SOSA
1999, Chicago Cubs
63 home runs
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MARK MCGWIRE 1999, St. Louis Cardinals 65 home
MARK MCGWIRE
1999, St. Louis Cardinals
65 home runs
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SAMMY SOSA 2000, Chicago Cubs 50 home runs
SAMMY SOSA
2000, Chicago Cubs
50 home runs
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ALEX RODRIGUEZ 2001, Texas Rangers 52 home runs
ALEX RODRIGUEZ
2001, Texas Rangers
52 home runs
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LUIS GONZALEZ 2001, Arizona Diamondbacks 57 home runs
LUIS GONZALEZ
2001, Arizona Diamondbacks
57 home runs
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SAMMY SOSA 2001, Chicago Cubs 64 home runs
SAMMY SOSA
2001, Chicago Cubs
64 home runs
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BARRY BONDS 2001, San Francisco Giants 73 home
BARRY BONDS
2001, San Francisco Giants
73 home runs
(Credit: AP)
JIM THOME 2002, Cleveland Indians 52 home runs
JIM THOME
2002, Cleveland Indians
52 home runs
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ALEX RODRIGUEZ 2002, Texas Rangers 57 home runs
ALEX RODRIGUEZ
2002, Texas Rangers
57 home runs
(Credit: AP)
ANDRUW JONES 2005, Atlanta Braves 51 home runs
ANDRUW JONES
2005, Atlanta Braves
51 home runs
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RYAN HOWARD 2006, Philadelphia Phillies 58 home runs
RYAN HOWARD
2006, Philadelphia Phillies
58 home runs
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DAVID ORTIZ 2006, Boston Red Sox 54 home
DAVID ORTIZ
2006, Boston Red Sox
54 home runs
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PRINCE FIELDER 2007, Milwaukee Brewers 50 home runs
PRINCE FIELDER
2007, Milwaukee Brewers
50 home runs
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ALEX RODRIGUEZ 2007, Yankees 54 home runs
ALEX RODRIGUEZ
2007, Yankees
54 home runs
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JOSE BAUTSITA 2010, Toronto Blue Jays 54 home
JOSE BAUTSITA
2010, Toronto Blue Jays
54 home runs
(Credit: AP)
CHRIS DAVIS 2013, Baltimore Orioles 50 home runs
CHRIS DAVIS
2013, Baltimore Orioles
50 home runs
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