Favorite pitchersThe pitchers who have surrendered four or...

September 10, 1996

Favorite pitchers

The pitchers who have surrendered four or more home runs to Eddie Murray.

Six: Bert Blyleven; Milt Wilcox; Frank Tanana.

Five: Geoff Zahn; Dave Steib; Mike Caldwell; Larry Gura; Jack Morris; Mike Smithson.

Four: Rick Langford; Jim Slayton; Dennis Leonard; Ken Schrom; Dan Petry; Richard Dotson; Jose DeLeon; Bruce Hurst; Sid Fernandez, Kevin Gross.

40 not needed

Murray tops the list of major leaguers with the most home runs in a career without hitting 40 or more in a season.

Player .. .. .. .. ..HRs

Eddie Murray ... .. .500

Stan Musial .. .. ...475

Dave Winfield .. .. .465

Al Kaline .. .. .. ..399

Graig Nettles .. .. .390

Power switch

Murray is closing in on becoming baseball's top home-run slugging switch hitter.

Player . .. .. ..HRs

Mickey Mantle ...536

Eddie Murray .. .497

Reggie Smith .. .314

Chili Davis .. ..292

Ted Simmons .. ..248

Around the parks

Murray is tied with six others for the career major league mark for homering in 32 ballparks. The others include: Hank Aaron, Roger Connor, Frank Robinson, Rusty Staub, Harry Stovey and Dave Winfield.

Pub Date: 9/10/96

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