August 11, 1929: Babe Ruth hits 500th career home run

A solid klop must have filled Jake Geiser’s ears when a baseball…

July 13, 1934: The Babe bashes 700th career home run

Babe Ruth spent 15 years of his 22-year major-league career with…

June 17, 1960: Ted Williams wallops 500th career home run in Cleveland

The 1960 season was the end of an era in the major leagues. It…

September 13, 1965: Willie Mays clouts 500th home run

“It was a fastball, and I thought I hit it good,” said Willie…

May 14, 1967: Mickey Mantle smacks his 500th home run

After winning five straight pennants, and two world championships…

May 12, 1970: 'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks reaches milestone with 500th homer

Reduced to a part-time role, 39-year-old Mr. Cub Ernie Banks…

April 18, 1987: Mike Schmidt's 500th home run rallies Phillies over Pirates

Mike Schmidt began 1987 needing five home runs for admission…

April 17, 2009: Gary Sheffield hits 500th career home run

The New York Mets acquired Gary Sheffield after he was cut by…

August 15, 2011: Jim Thome collects career home runs 599 and 600 in Twins' win

The Detroit Tigers were clinging to a 2½-game lead over Cleveland…