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  • Home Run against 30 different teams

    I probably missed somebody but I believe Wednesday night Sammy Sosa became the 19th player to hit a home run against all 30 major league teams.

    Who are the other 18?

    edit to add there's actually 26 that have done it

    1. Sammy Sosa
    2. Gary Sheffield (by Brooklyn)
    3. Alfonso Soriano (by Brooklyn)
    4. Ellis Burks (by Old Sweater)
    5. Bret Boone (by Brooklyn)
    6. Rafael Palmiero (by Brooklyn)
    7. Mike Cameron (by Brooklyn)
    8. Tony Clark (by Brooklyn)
    9. Shawn Green (by Brooklyn)
    10. Raul Mondesi (by Brooklyn)
    11. Eric Davis (by Brooklyn with a hint)
    12. Glenallen Hill (by Brooklyn with a hint)
    13. Richie Sexson (by Old Sweater)
    14. Adrian Beltre (by Old Sweater)
    15. Jose Guillen (by Old Sweater)
    16. Tony Batista
    17. Carl Everett
    18. Charles Johnson
    19. Rondell White
    20. David Bell
    21. Russell Branyan
    22. Brian Giles
    23. Jeff Kent (just did it Thursday night)
    24. Phil Nevin
    25. Mike Piazza
    26. Dmitri Young
    Last edited by Utter Chaos; 06-22-2007, 11:10 AM.

  • #2
    Originally posted by NewEnglandAmazins
    Frank Robinson, Barry Bonds & Ken Griffey Jr.?
    F.Robinson (no Tampa, Florida, Colorado, Arizona, Toronto, Seattle, Mont/Wash)
    Bonds (no Cleveland, Tampa)
    Griffey (no Seattle)

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    • #3
      Originally posted by geezer
      Fred Mc Griff???
      McGriff (no Tampa)

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Tyrus4189Cobb
        Hank Aaron??
        Manny Ramirez???
        Aaron (no Seattle, Toronto, Colorado, Florida, Tampa, Arizona, White Sox, Atlanta, Milwaukee)
        Manny (no Colorado, Arizona)

        Hint: In order to have it a homer against all 30 teams a player would have had to be playing in 1998 or later.

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        • #5
          Jim Thome??
          Buck O'Neil: The Monarch of Baseball

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Brooklyn
            Guesses:

            Delgado
            Thome
            Vlad
            Sheff
            Soriano
            Beltran
            Irod
            Delgado (no Toronto)
            Thome (no Philadelphia)
            Vlad (no Anaheim)
            Sheff YES!
            Soriano YES!
            Beltran (no Houston, San Francisco)
            Irod (no Cincinnati, Washington)

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            • #7
              Walker, Burks or Galarraga?

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              • #8
                This is harder then I would have thought. I was trying to find guys that made multiple stops in both leagues, but with interplay, they really just needed to be in each league.

                More guesses:

                Brett Boone
                Jose Valentin
                Mike Cameron
                Tony Clark
                Fred McGriff

                And some more that I had originally excluded, but who knows

                A-Rod? Probalby not, as he has never played in the NL, but he has hit a ton of homeruns since interlague started
                Manny? - probalby not for same reason
                Bonds? - ditto
                Palmeiro? Tough to get Cubs, maybe other NL teams as well as he didn't hit a lot of homers there
                Shawn Green? tough to get Toronto
                Griffey? - not sure if he would have gotten Seattle or Cincy
                Edmonds? - also tough to get Angels and Cards
                McGwire? - if he got A's and Cards
                Glaus? - wasn't in NL very long, but did hit 37 homeruns for Airzona

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                • #9
                  Todd Zeile?
                  "There are three things in my life which I really love: God, my family, and baseball. The only problem - once baseball season starts, I change the order around a bit.
                  ~~Al Gallagher


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                  • #10
                    Add these to the correct list:

                    4. Ellis Burks (by Old Sweater)
                    5. Bret Boone (by Brooklyn)
                    6. Rafael Palmiero (by Brooklyn)
                    7. Mike Cameron (by Brooklyn)
                    8. Tony Clark (by Brooklyn)
                    9. Shawn Green (by Brooklyn)

                    Of the remaining 5, two are retired and three are active. The three active players all play on the same team!

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Trivia Guy
                      A couple of guesses ----

                      Mark McGwire?
                      Jim Thome?
                      They've already been guessed. Thome missed the Phillies and McGwire missed Tampa, Oakland, and the Cardinals.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Old Sweater
                        Is the 3 active players on the same team.....

                        Kent, Garciaparra and Luis Gonzalez?
                        Nope, Kent missed Toronto, Nomar missed Boston and the Cubs and Gonzo missed Baltimore and Arizona.

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                        • #13
                          another guess: Greg Vaughn

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Brooklyn
                            For the two retired, Tino Martinez and Raul Mondesi?
                            Whoops, I missed Mondesi so he's number 15. Tino is incorrect.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Utter Chaos View Post
                              Whoops, I missed Mondesi so he's number 15. Tino is incorrect.
                              Glad I'm adding to the list, but I'm running out of guesses. here are three more retired players. Ventura, Olerud, Justice

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