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Welcome to the 500 Home Run Club®, LLC, the exclusively authorized, internationally recognized organization founded to celebrate the awe inspiring achievements of the greatest home run hitters in baseball history. The club operates with the endorsement and support of both Major League Baseball and the Baseball Hall of Fame.



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The Sports Apology Sincerity Scale

PreviewAlex Rodriguez is sorry. To prove it, he issued a press release handwritten apology letter on Tuesday in which he said, among other things,
"I take full responsibility for the mistakes that led to my suspension for the 2014 season."


Ernie BanksA letter from Former President George W. Bush

Ernie was a good man, fine American, and wonderful ambassador for the great game of baseball. I am grateful for hi s contribution to our Nation. Mr. Cub will be sorely missed.


Ernie BanksDallas salutes its baseball legend with remembrance of Ernie Banks
News from Dallas Media

Family and friends of Ernie Banks gathered at the Potter’s House on Friday to celebrate the life of the greatest baseball player Dallas has produced. Banks died Jan. 23 in Chicago, the city where he forged a Hall of Fame career as “Mr. Cub.”


Ernie BanksA letter from the Commissioner of Baseball

On behalf of Major League Baseball, I thank you for inviting me to join you at today's memorial service for Hall of Famer Ernie Banks...


Vote for your favorite 500, 600, 700 or Honorary 800 HRC

We're updating our members' pages by adding live video of their 500th home run. Vote for your favorite 500, 600, 700 or Honorary 800 HRC member now. A new winner voted in each month. To view the video go to the member's link at the bottom of their page.

Gary Sheffield, 500 HRC member won this month's poll. Thanks for voting!

Featured ArticlesFeatured 600, 700 & 800 HRC Articles

600 HRC: Ken Griffey Jr. is eligible for the Hall of Fame...

700 HRC: Mr. Nice Guy

Ernie BanksChicago Cubs to Honor Ernie Banks Throughout the 2015 Season
an article by Cubs.com

The Chicago Cubs today announced the team’s plans to pay tribute to Hall of Famer Ernie Banks during Spring Training, Opening Night at Wrigley Field and throughout the course of the 2015 season.


Gary SheffieldMilestone Video Winner

Gary Sheffield

April's Home Run Milestone winner is 500 club member Gary Sheffield.

On April 17, 2009, Gary Sheffield hit the 500th home run of his career and his first as a Met to knot the Brewers at 4 in the seventh at Citi Field.

For more information on Gary Sheffield visit his member’s page here.

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612 (8) - Jim Thome
500 (4) - Albert Pujols
() - Number of Home Runs hit this year

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Member HR Milestone Video Poll 05/01/2015

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