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October 14, 2012

Pipp (seen here at Comiskey Park in 1925) was the first HR leader for the Bombers (Library of Congress)

28 times a New York Yankee has led the American League in home runs.  They’re called the Bronx Bombers for a reason.

  1. 1916 | Wally Pipp | 12
  2. 1917 | Wally Pipp | 9
  3. 1920 | Babe Ruth | 54
  4. 1921 | Babe Ruth | 59
  5. 1923 | Babe Ruth | 41
  6. 1924 | Babe Ruth | 46
  7. 1925 | Bob Meusel | 33
  8. 1926 | Babe Ruth | 47
  9. 1927 | Babe Ruth | 60
  10. 1928 | Babe Ruth | 54
  11. 1929 | Babe Ruth | 46
  12. 1930 | Babe Ruth | 49
  13. 1931 | Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig | 46
  14. 1934 | Lou Gehrig | 49
  15. 1936 | Lou Gehrig | 49
  16. 1937 | Joe DiMaggio | 46
  17. 1944 | Nick Etten | 22
  18. 1948 | Joe DiMaggio | 39
  19. 1955 | Mickey Mantle | 37
  20. 1956 | Mickey Mantle | 52
  21. 1958 | Mickey Mantle | 42
  22. 1960 | Mickey Mantle | 40
  23. 1961 | Roger Maris | 61
  24. 1976 | Graig Nettles | 32
  25. 1980 | Reggie Jackson | 41
  26. 2005 | Alex Rodriguez | 48
  27. 2007 | Alex Rodriguez | 54
  28. 2009 | Mark Teixeira | 39

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