List of Major League Baseball career home run leaders

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Barry Bonds holds the record for most career home runs, hitting 762 over his 22-year career.

This is a list of the top 300 Major League Baseball leaders in home runs hit. In the sport of baseball, a home run is a hit in which the batter scores by circling all the bases and reaching home plate in one play, without the benefit of a fielding error. This can be accomplished either by hitting the ball out of play while it is still in fair territory (a conventional home run), or by an inside-the-park home run.

Barry Bonds holds the Major League Baseball home run record with 762. He passed Hank Aaron, who hit 755, on August 7, 2007. The only other player to have hit 700 or more is Babe Ruth with 714. Alex Rodriguez (696), Albert Pujols (663), Willie Mays (660), Ken Griffey Jr. (630), Jim Thome (612), and Sammy Sosa (609) are the only other players to have hit 600 or more.

Listed are all Major League Baseball players with 221 or more home runs hit during official regular season games (i.e., excluding playoffs or exhibition games). Players in bold face are active as of the 2020 Major League Baseball season (including free agents), with the number in parenthesis designating the number of home runs they have hit during the 2021 season. The last change in the cutoff for the top 300 occurred on September 4, 2020, when Josh Donaldson hit his 221st career home run, displacing Tony Oliva.

Key[edit]

Rank Rank amongst leaders in career home runs. A blank field indicates a tie.
Player (2021 HRs) Number of home runs hit during the 2021 Major League Baseball season.
HR Total career home runs hit.
* denotes elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Bold denotes active player.[a]

List[edit]

  • Stats updated as of April 17, 2021
Rank Player (2021 HRs) HR
1 Barry Bonds 762
2 Hank Aaron * 755
3 Babe Ruth * 714
4 Alex Rodriguez 696
5 Albert Pujols (1) 663
6 Willie Mays * 660
7 Ken Griffey Jr. * 630
8 Jim Thome* 612
9 Sammy Sosa 609
10 Frank Robinson * 586
11 Mark McGwire 583
12 Harmon Killebrew * 573
13 Rafael Palmeiro 569
14 Reggie Jackson * 563
15 Manny Ramirez 555
16 Mike Schmidt * 548
17 David Ortiz 541
18 Mickey Mantle * 536
19 Jimmie Foxx * 534
20 Willie McCovey * 521
Frank Thomas * 521
Ted Williams * 521
23 Ernie Banks * 512
Eddie Mathews * 512
25 Mel Ott * 511
26 Gary Sheffield 509
27 Eddie Murray * 504
28 Lou Gehrig * 493
Fred McGriff 493
30 Miguel Cabrera (1) 488
31 Adrián Beltré 477
32 Stan Musial * 475
Willie Stargell * 475
34 Carlos Delgado 473
35 Chipper Jones* 468
36 Dave Winfield * 465
37 Jose Canseco 462
Adam Dunn 462
39 Carl Yastrzemski * 452
40 Jeff Bagwell * 449
Vladimir Guerrero* 449
42 Dave Kingman 442
43 Jason Giambi 440
44 Paul Konerko 439
45 Andre Dawson * 438
46 Carlos Beltrán 435
47 Juan González 434
Andruw Jones 434
49 Cal Ripken Jr. * 431
50 Mike Piazza * 427
51 Billy Williams * 426
52 Edwin Encarnación (0) 424
53 Nelson Cruz (4) 421
54 Darrell Evans 414
55 Alfonso Soriano 412
56 Mark Teixeira 409
57 Duke Snider * 407
58 Andrés Galarraga 399
Al Kaline * 399
60 Dale Murphy 398
61 Joe Carter 396
62 Jim Edmonds 393
63 Graig Nettles 390
64 Johnny Bench * 389
65 Aramis Ramírez 386
66 Dwight Evans 385
67 Harold Baines * 384
68 Larry Walker * 383
69 Frank Howard 382
Ryan Howard 382
Jim Rice * 382
72 Albert Belle 381
73 Orlando Cepeda * 379
Tony Pérez * 379
75 Matt Williams 378
Rank Player (2021 HRs) HR
76 Norm Cash 377
Jeff Kent 377
78 Carlton Fisk * 376
79 Rocky Colavito 374
80 Gil Hodges 370
81 Todd Helton 369
Ralph Kiner * 369
83 Lance Berkman 366
84 Joe DiMaggio * 361
85 Gary Gaetti 360
86 Johnny Mize * 359
87 Yogi Berra * 358
Carlos Lee 358
89 Greg Vaughn 355
90 Luis Gonzalez 354
Lee May 354
92 Torii Hunter 353
93 Ryan Braun (0) 352
Ellis Burks 352
95 Dick Allen 351
96 Chili Davis 350
97 George Foster 348
98 José Bautista 344
Curtis Granderson 344
100 Ron Santo * 342
101 Jack Clark 340
102 Tino Martinez 339
Dave Parker 339
Boog Powell 339
105 Don Baylor 338
106 Joe Adcock 336
107 Darryl Strawberry 335
108 Robinson Canó (0) 334
109 Moisés Alou 332
Bobby Bonds 332
111 Hank Greenberg * 331
Derrek Lee 331
113 Shawn Green 328
Mo Vaughn 328
115 Jermaine Dye 325
Willie Horton 325
117 Gary Carter * 324
Lance Parrish 324
119 Ron Gant 321
120 Vinny Castilla 320
Troy Glaus 320
122 Jay Bruce 319
Cecil Fielder 319
Prince Fielder 319
125 Roy Sievers 318
126 George Brett * 317
Adrián González 317
128 Ron Cey 316
Matt Holliday 316
Scott Rolen 316
131 Jeromy Burnitz 315
132 Reggie Smith 314
Giancarlo Stanton (2) 314
134 Iván Rodríguez * 311
135 Jay Buhner 310
136 Edgar Martínez * 309
Justin Upton (2) 309
138 Evan Longoria (4) 308
139 Greg Luzinski 307
Al Simmons * 307
Miguel Tejada 307
142 Fred Lynn 306
Richie Sexson 306
Rubén Sierra 306
Mike Trout (4) 306
146 Raúl Ibañez 305
David Justice 305
Reggie Sanders 305
149 Steve Finley 304
150 Rogers Hornsby * 301
Rank Player (2021 HRs) HR
151 Chuck Klein * 300
152 Tim Salmon 299
153 Mark Reynolds 298
Joey Votto (3) 298
155 Rickey Henderson * 297
156 Chris Davis (0) 295
157 Magglio Ordóñez 294
Robin Ventura 294
159 Kent Hrbek 293
160 Pat Burrell 292
Rusty Staub 292
162 Craig Biggio * 291
Jimmy Wynn 291
164 Bobby Abreu 288
Del Ennis 288
Bob Johnson 288
Hank Sauer 288
167 Garret Anderson 287
Bobby Bonilla 287
Brian Giles 287
Matt Kemp (0) 287
Bernie Williams 287
173 Carlos Peña 286
Frank Thomas 286
175 Will Clark 284
Eric Karros 284
177 Ken Boyer 282
Eric Davis 282
Adam Jones 282
Brian McCann 282
Ryne Sandberg * 282
182 Paul O'Neill 281
183 Ted Kluszewski 279
184 Mike Cameron 278
Ryan Klesko 278
186 Rudy York 277
187 Brian Downing 275
Roger Maris 275
Dean Palmer 275
Jorge Posada 275
191 Dante Bichette 274
192 Steve Garvey 272
Ryan Zimmerman (2) 272
194 Tom Brunansky 271
Raúl Mondesí 271
Hanley Ramírez 271
George Scott 271
198 Vernon Wells 270
199 Joe Morgan * 268
Brooks Robinson * 268
Gorman Thomas 268
202 George Hendrick 267
Mike Napoli 267
204 Vic Wertz 266
205 George Bell 265
Matt Stairs 265
207 Bobby Thomson 264
208 Danny Tartabull 262
209 Eric Chavez 260
Derek Jeter * 260
Javy López 260
Tim Wallach 260
213 Chase Utley 259
214 Ian Kinsler 257
215 Bob Allison 256
Larry Parrish 256
Vada Pinson 256
218 Kirk Gibson 255
Adam LaRoche 255
John Mayberry 255
John Olerud 255
222 Larry Doby * 253
Joe Gordon * 253
Andre Thornton 253
Todd Zeile 253
Rank Player (2021 HRs) HR
226 Bret Boone 252
Bobby Murcer 252
Joe Torre * 252
229 Tony Armas 251
Tony Clark 251
Cy Williams 251
Robin Yount * 251
233 Paul Goldschmidt (1) 250
234 José Valentín 249
235 Goose Goslin * 248
Ted Simmons * 248
237 Justin Morneau 247
Vern Stephens 247
239 Víctor Martínez 246
Ken Singleton 246
241 Deron Johnson 245
Nick Swisher 245
Mickey Tettleton 245
244 Freddie Freeman (4) 244
Andrew McCutchen (1) 244
Hunter Pence 244
Lou Whitaker 244
Hack Wilson * 244
249 J. D. Martinez (5) 243
250 Dusty Baker 242
Sal Bando 242
Wally Berger 242
Roy Campanella * 242
J. D. Drew 242
Aubrey Huff 242
Carlos Santana (2) 242
David Wright 242
258 Jesse Barfield 241
Cecil Cooper 241
Rick Monday 241
261 Jeff Burroughs 240
Roberto Clemente * 240
263 Nolan Arenado (4) 239
Dolph Camilli 239
Ken Caminiti 239
266 Earl Averill * 238
Ray Lankford 238
268 Doug DeCinces 237
Gus Zernial 237
270 Gabby Hartnett * 236
271 Johnny Damon 235
Bill Nicholson 235
Ben Oglivie 235
Dan Uggla 235
275 Carlos González 234
Bryce Harper (2) 234
Gary Matthews 234
Kevin Mitchell 234
Paul Molitor * 234
280 Cliff Floyd 233
281 Jimmy Rollins 231
282 Rob Deer 230
Anthony Rizzo (1) 230
284 Nomar Garciaparra 229
285 Jayson Werth 229
286 Howard Johnson 228
Dick Stuart 228
Hal Trosky 228
289 Marquis Grissom 227
290 Johnny Callison 226
Manny Machado (3) 226
292 Josh Donaldson (0) 225
Troy Tulowitzki 225
294 Bobby Grich 224
295 Bobby Doerr * 223
Travis Fryman 223
Mike Lowell 223
298 Jason Bay 222
Don Mattingly 222
300 Tony Batista 221
Geoff Jenkins 221

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ A player is considered inactive if he has announced his retirement or has not played for a full season.

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