Famous Hitters/Infamous Pitchers

Who was on the mound for these homeruns?

(presented March 2009)

(Move the mouse over the blank space to see the answer)
1. Babe Ruth’s first, 1915

Jack Warhop, New York

2. Babe Ruth’s 60th, 1927 Tom Zachary, Washington
3. Babe Ruth’s World Series "called shot," 1932 Charlie Root, Chicago Cubs
4. Babe Ruth’s 714th, 1935 Guy Bush, Pittsburgh
5. Joe Carter’s World Series winner, 1993 Mitch Williams, Philadelphia

Bill Mazeroski’s World Series winner, 1960

Ralph Terry, New York
7. Hank Aaron’s 714th, 1974 Jack Billingham, Cincinnati

Hank Aaron’s 715th, 1974

Al Downing, Los Angeles

9. Hank Aaron’s 755th, 1976 Dick Drago, California
10. Bobby Thompson’s "shot heard ’round the world", 1951 Ralph Branca, Brooklyn
11. Roger Maris’ 61st, 1961 Tracy Stallard, Boston
12. Mark McGwire’s 62nd, 1998 Steve Trachsel, Chicago
13. Dave Henderson’s ALCS Game 5, go-ahead, 1986 Donnie Moore, California
14. Carlton Fisk’s World Series Game 6 winner, 1975 Pat Darcy, Cincinnati
15. Kirk Gibson’s World Series Game 1 winner, 1988 Dennis Eckersley, Oakland
16. Barry Bonds’ 71st, 2001 Chan Ho Park, Los Angeles
17. Barry Bonds’ 756th, 2007 Michael Bacsik, Washington
18. Barry Bonds’ 762nd, 2007 Ubaldo Jiminez, Colorado
19. Bucky Dent’s AL East playoff go-ahead, 1978 Mike Torrez, Boston
20. Ted Williams, All-Star game winner, 1941 Claude Passeau, Chicago Cubs
21. Ted Williams, final at-bat, 1960 Jack Fisher, Baltimore
22. Fred Lynn’s All-Star grand slam, 1983 Atlee Hammaker, San Francisco
23. Chris Chambliss, ALCS winner, 1976 Mark Littell, Kansas City
24. Reggie Jackson’s three HRs in World Series Game 6, 1977 Burt Hooten, Elias Sosa, Charlie Hough, Los Angeles
25. Reggie Jackson’s All-Star HR off Tiger Stadium roof, 1971 Dock Ellis, Pittsburgh
26. George Brett’s "pine tar" homerun, 1983 Goose Gossage, New York
27. Ozzie Smith’s NLCS Game 5 winner, 1985 Tom Niedenfuer, Los Angeles
28. Kirby Puckett’s World Series Game 6 winner, 1991 Charlie Liebrandt, Atlanta
29. Aaron Boone’s ALCS winner, 2003 Tim Wakefield, Boston



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