His career will forever be tainted, but it’s hard to ignore Alex Rodriguez’s accomplishments. He passed another hall of famer, Reggie Jackson, in last night’s landslide victory over the Mets.
He now has the 10th most homers in the history of baseball. He trails another PED-linked player, Rafael Palmeiro, by five home runs. Here is the current list of the top 12 all-time home run leaders:
|5.||Ken Griffey Jr.||619|
It is nearly impossible for A-Rod to reach 600 dingers this season, but if he continues to slug, he could find himself ahead of Frank Robinson by year’s end.