Alfonso Soriano Hits #300

Friday, June 11, 2010 marks the day that Alfonso Soriano hit his 300th Homerun and his 9th of the 2010 season.  He shares this accomplishment with Derrek Lee who joined the 300 Club just two days ago.  He is tied for 125th on the all-time homers list and now one behind Rogers Hornsby.  However, he is 21th on the list of active players.  He is six away from catching Pudge Rodriguez on the active list and less than 20 from catching Berkman, Glaus and Carlos Lee.  Pretty good company. Congrats on this great milestone. 

Carrie Muskat posted the following  list of his key homeruns: 

 Alfonso Soriano’s Milestone Home Runs  

1st: Sept. 24, 1999, vs. Tampa Bay off Norm Charlton  

50th: Aug. 11, 2002, vs. vs. Oakland off Mark Mulder  

100th: May 2, 2004, vs. Boston off Alan Embree  

150th: July 23, 2005, vs. Oakland off Kirk Saarloos  

200th: Aug. 13, 2006, vs. New York Mets off Steve Trachsel  

250th: May 15, 2008, vs. Pittsburgh off Zach Duke  

300th: June 11, 2010, vs. White Sox off Jake Peavy  

(Note: all these milestone homers came at home)


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