Welcome to the 500 Home Run Club

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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500 HRC the Glory in Big Games

May TeaserA walk-off home run is called a "walk-off" when it ends the game by giving the home team the game winning run in the bottom of the final inning of the game — either the ninth inning or extra innings in case of a tie) because the teams WALK OFF the field immediately afterward...

As Albert Pujols nears 500 HRs, does anyone even care?As Albert Pujols nears 500 HRs, does anyone even care?
an article from USA Today

It's sure getting harder and harder to impress us these days.

Here we are, on the brink of one of the most magnificent milestones in all of sports, and it seems nobody cares.


TIME Honored 500 Home Run Club® MembersTIME Honored 500 Home Run Club® Members

Although it is not nearly as elite an achievement as being inducted into The 500 Home Run Club, several of baseball’s greatest sluggers were chosen to grace the cover of America’s most prestigious news magazine - TIME.


Mike Schmidt 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.

Mike Schmidt, 500 HRC, won this month's poll. Thanks for voting!

Featured ArticlesFeatured 600, 700 & 800 HRC Articles

600 HRC:  Super Hitters Have Super-stitions   

700 HRC:  Ruth's Called Shot Among Greatest World Series Homer

500 HR Club Member was on the first SI Cover, and Many More…500 HR Club Member was on the first SI Cover, and Many More…

As it’s name exclaims, Sports Illustrated is an iconic weekly American sports magazine that chronicles the best in U.S. sports for the world to see. And, of course, the members of the 500 Home Run Club are amongst the most dynamic and photo-worthy of all athletes playing “America’s Game.”


Mike SchmidtMilestone Video Winner

Mike Schmidt

March's Home Run Milestone winner is 500 Home Run Club member Mike Schmidt. Schmidt entered the 500 Home Run Club when he hit his 500th home run on April 18, 1987, against the Pittsburgh Pirates, to win the game.  Schmidt hit his 548th home run on May 2, 1989. 

For more information on Mike Schmidt visit his member's page here.

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Home Run Tracker

612 (8) - Jim Thome

496 () - Albert Pujols
() - Number of Home Runs hit this year

Who's HR Milestone Video do You Want to See?

Member HR Milestone Video Poll 04/01/2014

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