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In Major League Baseball, the 500 Home Run Club, or simply 500 Club is an informal term applied to the group of players who have hit 500 or more career home runs during official regular season games (i.e., excluding playoffs or exhibition games). The first member of the 500 Home Run Club was Babe Ruth in 1929.

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Members

Names in bold indicate an active player.

Rank Player HR Date of
500th
Age at
500th
Opposing
Pitcher
Date of
600th
Age at
600th
Opposing
Pitcher
Date of
700th
Age at
700th
Opposing
Pitcher
Teams (500th HR in bold) Seasons
1 Barry Bonds 762 2001-04-17
(box)
36 y
267 d
Adams 2002-08-09
(box)
38 y
16 d
Wells 2004-09-17
(box)
40 y
55 d
Peavy PIT, SFG 1986–2007
2 Hank Aaron 755 1968-07-14
(box)
34 y
160 d
McCormick 1971-04-27
(box)
37 y
81 d
Perry 1973-07-21
(box)
39 y
166 d
Brett MIL/ATL, MIL 1954–1976
3 Babe Ruth 714 1929-08-11 34 y
186 d
Hudlin 1931-08-21 36 y
196 d
Blaeholder 1934-07-13 39 y
157 d
Bridges BOS, NYY, BSB 1914–1935
4 Willie Mays 660 1965-09-13
(box)
34 y
116 d
Nottebart 1969-09-22
(box)
38 y
139 d
Corkins NYG/SFG, NYM 1951–1973
5 Ken Griffey, Jr. 630 2004-06-20
(box)
34 y
212 d
Morris 2008-06-09
(box)
38 y
201 d
Hendrickson SEA, CIN, CWS, SEA 1989–
6 Sammy Sosa 609 2003-04-04
(box)
34 y
143 d
Sullivan 2007-06-20
(box)
38 y
220 d
Marquis TEX, CWS, CHC, BAL, TEX 1989–2005,
2007
7 Frank Robinson 586 1971-09-13
(box)
36 y
22 d
Scherman CIN, BAL, LAD, CAL, CLE 1956–1976
8 Mark McGwire 583 1999-08-05
(box)
35 y
297 d
Ashby OAK, STL 1986–2001
Alex Rodriguez 583 2007-08-04
(box)
32 y
8 d
Davies SEA, TEX, NYY 1994–
10 Harmon Killebrew 573 1971-08-10
(box)
35 y
42 d
Cuellar WAS/MIN, KCR 1954–1975
11 Rafael Palmeiro 569 2003-05-11
(box)
38 y
229 d
Elder CHC, BAL, TEX 1986–2005
12 Jim Thome 564 2007-09-16
(box)
37 y
20 d
Moseley CLE, PHI, CWS, LAD 1991–
13 Reggie Jackson 563 1984-09-17
(box)
38 y
122 d
Black KCA/OAK, BAL, NYY, CAL 1967–1987
14 Mike Schmidt 548 1987-04-18
(box)
37 y
203 d
Robinson Philadelphia Phillies 1972–1989
15 Manny Ramírez 546 2008-05-31
(box)
36 y
1 d
Bradford CLE, BOS, LAD 1993–
16 Mickey Mantle 536 1967-05-14
(box)
35 y
206 d
Miller New York Yankees 1951–1968
17 Jimmie Foxx 534 1940-09-24 32 y
336 d
Caster PHA, BOS, CHC, PHI 1925–1942,
1944–1945
18 Willie McCovey 521 1978-06-30
(box)
40 y
171 d
Easterly SFG, SDP, OAK 1959–1980
Frank Thomas 521 2007-06-28
(box)
39 y
32 d
Silva CWS, OAK, TOR, OAK 1990–2008
Ted Williams 521 1960-06-17
(box)
41 y
292 d
Hawkins Boston Red Sox 1939–1942,
1946–1960
21 Ernie Banks 512 1970-05-12
(box)
39 y
101 d
Jarvis Chicago Cubs 1953–1971
Eddie Mathews 512 1967-07-14
(box)
35 y
274 d
Marichal BSB/MIL/ATL, HOU, DET 1952–1968
23 Mel Ott 511 1945-08-01 36 y
152 d
Hutchings New York Giants 1926–1947
24 Gary Sheffield 509 2009-04-17
(box)
40 y
151 d
Stetter MIL, SDP, FLA, LAD, ATL, NYY, DET, NYM 1988–
25 Eddie Murray 504 1996-09-06
(box)
40 y
195 d
Lira BAL, LAD, NYM, CLE, CAL 1977–1997

Closest active players(minimum of 400)

Player HR Teams (Current team in bold) Seasons
Carlos Delgado 473 TOR, FLA, NYM 1993–
Chipper Jones 426 Atlanta Braves 1993–
Jason Giambi 409 OAK, NYY, OAK, COL 1995–
Vladimir Guerrero 407 MTL, LAA, TEX 1996-

Stats through the end of the 2009 regular season.[1]

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