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Home Run Kings?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by kingcreole, May 22, 2007.


Assuming Barry Bonds breaks the record, who do you view as the true home run kings?

  1. Barry Bonds and Barry Bonds

    12 vote(s)
  2. Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds

    0 vote(s)
  3. Roger Maris and Hank Aaron

    13 vote(s)
  4. Babe Ruth and Babe Ruth

    4 vote(s)
  1. kingcreole

    kingcreole Active Member

    Just curious as to who everyone here views as the true home run kings.

    I also want to view how racist everyone is when very few people vote for Barry Bonds

    To this day, Roger Maris and Hank Aaron are still the true kings in my world. Maybe I'm off in La-La Land, but 61 and 755, until broken legitimately, are the standard.

    And holy krap, one is white and one is black!?!? No ... can't be.
  2. jagtrader

    jagtrader Active Member

    Well, Maris had a 162-game schedule when he topped Ruth. Aaron had over 3,000 more career plate appearances than Ruth.

    I guess that makes Ruth the home run king. He hit them with greater frequency than any player in history.
  3. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    If you wanted an option to test racism and double-standards, there would be an option for McGwire and Aaron.
  4. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    Well, no, that would be Mark McGwire, who hit a home run every 10.61 at-bats. Ruth averaged a home run every 11.76 at-bats. Bonds (12.91) is third and Jim Thome (13.55) is fourth.
  5. jagtrader

    jagtrader Active Member

    Well, we're not counting the steroid players. That's the point of this thread, I think.
  6. kingcreole

    kingcreole Active Member

    No, you can count steroids players if you want.
  7. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    Sadaharu Oh and Roger Maris isn't an option?
  8. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Relative to his era and his competition, Ruth is far and away the all-time home run king.

    But the records for home runs in a season and career no longer belong to him.
    So my pick in this poll (minus PED's) would be Maris and Aaron.
  9. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    Barry Foote and Sixto Lezcano.
  10. How about Roger Conner and Ned Williamson? This live ball thing is total bullshit.
  11. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    Brady Anderson and Jose Canseco
  12. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    I voted for Bonds and Bonds. Because until he tests positive ...
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