“The Bambino” Babe Ruth
holds the record for the most homers by an American leaguer in June.
In 1930, The “Sultan of Swat” hit 15 home runs in June 1930.
Editor’s Note: While his Yankees failed to make the World Series
for the second time in a row (after three consecutive trips to the Fall
Classic), Ruth still led or tied for the league lead in home runs each
year from 1929-1931.
Although it was their individual
achievements which landed Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in The 500 Home Run
Club and the MLB Hall of Fame, it was their dynamic duo act that had
many claiming that that the 1927 Yankees - nicknamed the “Murderers'
Row” - were the greatest team of all time, as they both hit 25 home
runs apiece to propel the Bronx Bombers to a 49-20 record at the end of