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By The Numbers: No Chemical Issues Today… Just Numbers

For today’s By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the eight sluggers in history who have, thus far, clubbed 600 or more home runs.

08/19/2013

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees and Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels share a laugh at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Mike Trout Is Already MLB’s Best All-Round Player

Angels’ rookie phenom Mike Trout is setting the baseball world alight and is earning MVP consideration.

07/16/2012

Brandon Nimmo (credit: AP Photo/Tim Kupsick)

Mets Gamble, Draft Wyoming OF Brandon Nimmo With 13th Pick

It was the day before Mother’s Day and Mets executive Paul DePodesta had a prospect to go see. “‘This one better be worth it,'” his wife told him. “Fortunately, it was,” DePodesta said.

WFAN–06/07/2011

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees holds the ball he used to hit his 600th career home run. Rodriguez hit a first inning two run home run against pitcher Shaun Marcum of the Toronto Blue Jays on August 4, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod’s 600th: Much Ado About Nothing

If you are baseball fan, it’s hard to celebrate A-Rod’s 600th homer as an earth-shattering achievement. We will never know exactly how many home runs A-Rod hit steroid-free.

WFAN–08/05/2010

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees holds the ball he used to hit his 600th career home run. Rodriguez hit a first inning two run home run against pitcher Shaun Marcum of the Toronto Blue Jays on August 4, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

A-Rod's 600th: Much Ado About Nothing

If you are baseball fan, it’s hard to celebrate A-Rod’s 600th homer as an earth-shattering achievement. We will never know exactly how many home runs A-Rod hit steroid-free.

WFAN–08/05/2010