From SABR member Chris Jaffe at The Hardball Times on April 13:
Monday night, little Brent Lillibridge, he of four career home runs in 146 games, hit the 10,000th homer in the history of the Chicago White Sox franchise.
That leads to an obvious question: who hit #10,000 for other franchises? Well, none of the expansion clubs are there, but almost all the pre-expansion ones are. The Sox are #15 of those 16. Only the Twins haven’t done it yet. Entering today, they’re at 9,513, so it’ll take a while for them.
Below lists the lucky longballers for each franchise, ordered by date of #10,000.
Read the full article here: http://www.hardballtimes.com/main/blog_article/10000th-franchise-homer/
Originally published: April 16, 2011. Last Updated: April 16, 2011.