Washington Homers

This article was written by David Vincent

This article was published in the The National Pastime: Monumental Baseball (Washington, DC, 2009)


These lists were compiled by David Vincent from the SABR Home Run Log, with stats through the 2008 season. Click on a link below to view each list.


Homers In Washington Ballparks

 

SWAMPOODLE GROUNDS

  • First HR: George Wood, 29 April 1886, Phillies
  • Last HR: Hardy Richardson, 21 Sept 1889, Beaneaters
  • Total hit in park: 137
   

Visitors

King Kelly

4

Danny Richardson

4

Jim Fogarty

3

Buck Ewing

3

Home

Billy O’Brien

19

Paul Hines

11

Ed Daily

7

Total

Billy O’Brien

19

Paul Hines

13

Ed Daily

8

Sam Wise

5

John Morrill

4

King Kelly

4

Danny Richardson

4


BOUNDARY FIELD

  • First HR: Deacon McGuire, 18 April 1891, Senators
  • Last HR: Tom O’Brien, 14 Oct 1899, Giants
  • Total hit in park: 392
   

Visitors

Ed Delahanty

 

6

Joe Kelley

5

Hugh Duffy

4

Herman Long

4

Jimmy Ryan

4

Ed McKean

4

Fred Clarke

4

Jake Beckley

4

Home

Bill Joyce

 

21

Deacon McGuire

19

Kip Selbach

19

Buck Freeman

19

Charlie Abbey

16

Total

Bill Joyce

 

22

Kip Selbach

20

Deacon McGuire

19

Buck Freeman

19

Charlie Abbey

16


AMERICAN LEAGUE PARK I

  • First HR: Frank Foutz, 30 April 1901, Orioles
  • Last HR: Billy Sullivan, 26 Sept 1903, White Sox
  • Total hit in park: 166
   

Visitors

Nap Lajoie

 

8

Socks Seybold

7

Bill Bradley

6

Jimmy Collins

4

Jimmy Williams

4

Hobe Ferris

4

Home

Jimmy Ryan

 

13

Boileryard Clarke

9

Ed Delahanty

9

Bill Keister

7

Bill Coughlin

6

Mike Grady

6

Total

Jimmy Ryan

 

13

Boileryard Clarke

9

Ed Delahanty

9

Nap Lajoie

8

Bill Keister

7

Socks Seybold

7

GRIFFITH STADIUM

  • First HR: Eddie Collins, 6 May 1911, Athletics
  • Last HR: Billy Bryan, 17 Sept 1961, Athletics
  • Total hit in park: 2,126
   

Visitors

Babe Ruth

 

34

Joe DiMaggio

30

Mickey Mantle

29

Jimmie Foxx

27

Rocky Colavito

24

Home

Jim Lemon

 

88

Roy Sievers

80

Harmon Killebrew

39

Mickey Vernon

32

Goose Goslin

31

Total

Roy Sievers

 

91

Jim Lemon

88

Harmon Killebrew

41

Goose Goslin

38

Mickey Vernon

34

Babe Ruth

34


ROBERT F. KENNEDY STADIUM

  • First HR: Bob Johnson, 9 April 1962, Senators
  • Last HR: Chase Utley, 22 Sept 2007, Phillies
  • Total hit in park: 1,733
   

Visitors

Harmon Killebrew

 

25

Boog Powell

22

Willie Horton

14

Bob Allison

13

Leon Wagner

13

Norm Cash

13

Jim Northrup

13

Home

Frank Howard

 

116

Don Lock

51

Ken McMullen

46

Mike Epstein

35

Jim King

32

Total

Frank Howard

 

116

Don Lock

51

Ken McMullen

47

Mike Epstein

35

Jim King

32


NATIONALS PARK (2008)

  • First HR: Chipper Jones, 30 March 2008
  • Total hit in park: 148
Visitors  
Chipper Jones 4
Dan Uggla 4
Ryan Howard 4
Carlos Beltran 3
Jose Bautista 3
Brian Schneider 3
Home
Ryan Zimmerman 7
Ronnie Belliard 7
Lastings Milledge 7
Elijah Dukes 7
Cristian Guzman 4
Aaron Boone 4
Ronnie Belliard 4
Total
Ryan Zimmerman 7
Ronnie Belliard 7
Lastings Milledge 7
Elijah Dukes 7
Cristian Guzman 4
Aaron Boone 4
Ronnie Belliard 4
Chipper Jones 4
Dan Uggla 4
Ryan Howard 4

 

Homers By Washington Teams

 

NATIONALS/SENATORS (1901–1960)

  • First HR: Billy Clingman, 27 April 1901
  • Last HR: Bob Allison, 28 Sept 1960
  • Total: 2,786
  • Home: 957
  • Away: 1,829

Most For Team, Batter (Career)

Batter HR
Roy Sievers 180
Jim Lemon 144
Goose Goslin 127
Mickey Vernon 121
Eddie Yost 101
Harmon Killebrew 84
Joe Judge 71
Buddy Lewis 71
Stan Spence 66
Joe Kuhel 56

Most For Team, Batter (Season)

Batter Year HR
Harmon Killebrew 1959 42
Roy Sievers 1957 42
Roy Sievers 1958 39
Jim Lemon 1960 38
Jim Lemon 1959 33

SENATORS (1961–1971)

  • First HR: Billy Klaus, 15 April 1961
  • Last HR: Frank Howard, 30 Sept 1971
  • Total: 1,387
  • Home: 650
  • Away: 737

Most For Team, Batter (Career)

Frank Howard

237

Don Lock

99

Jim King

89

Ken McMullen

86

Mike Epstein

73

Chuck Hinton

49

Paul Casanova

41

Fred Valentine

34

Ed Brinkman

31

Bernie Allen

30

Most For Team, Batter (Season)

Batter

Year

HR

Frank Howard

1969

48

Frank Howard

1968

44

Frank Howard

1970

44

Frank Howard

1967

36

Mike Epstein

1969

30

 

 

NATIONALS (2005–2008)

  • First HR: Terrmel Sledge, 4 April 2005
  • Total: 521
  • Home: 219
  • Away: 302

Most For Team, Batter (Career)

 

Ryan Zimmerman

58

Alfonso Soriano

42

Nick Johnson

43

Ryan Church

34

Jose Guillen

33

 

Most For Team, Batter (Season)

 

 

Alfonso Soriano

2006

46

Jose Guillen

2005

24

Ryan Zimmerman

2007

24

Nick Johnson

2006

23

Ryan Zimmerman

2006

20

 

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