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With all the talk of Miggy and Arod I was just curious what our LA Dodger home run season leaderboard looked like by age.

How about Davy Lopes having the most home runs by a 34 year old. Next time someone says that Shawn Green and Beltre sucked as Dodgers you can remind him/her that Green is the Dodger single season home run leader and that Beltre had the best 20 and 25 year old home run seasons in LA Dodger history.

Los Angeles Dodgers Home Run Season Leader Board by Age
PlayerName HR Year Age PA R H 2B 3B RBI BB IBB SO SB CS BA OBP SLG OPS
Adrian Beltre 20 2000 21 575 71 148 30 2 85 56 2 80 12 5 0.29 0.36 0.475 0.835
Willie Davis 21 1962 22 666 103 171 18 10 85 42 10 72 32 7 0.285 0.334 0.453 0.787
Tommy Davis 27 1962 23 711 120 230 27 9 153 33 6 65 18 6 0.346 0.374 0.535 0.909
Mike Piazza 35 1993 24 602 81 174 24 2 112 46 6 86 3 4 0.318 0.37 0.561 0.931
Adrian Beltre 48 2004 25 657 104 200 32 0 121 53 9 87 7 2 0.334 0.388 0.629 1.017
Mike Piazza 32 1995 26 475 82 150 17 0 93 39 10 80 1 0 0.346 0.4 0.606 1.006
Mike Piazza 36 1996 27 631 87 184 16 0 105 81 21 93 0 3 0.336 0.422 0.563 0.985
Shawn Green 49 2001 28 701 121 184 31 4 125 72 10 107 20 4 0.297 0.372 0.598 0.97
Shawn Green 42 2002 29 685 110 166 31 1 114 93 22 112 8 5 0.285 0.385 0.558 0.943
Gary Sheffield 34 1999 30 663 103 165 20 0 101 101 4 64 11 5 0.301 0.407 0.523 0.93
Gary Sheffield 43 2000 31 612 105 163 24 3 109 101 7 71 4 6 0.325 0.438 0.643 1.081
Gary Sheffield 36 2001 32 618 98 160 28 2 100 94 13 67 10 4 0.311 0.417 0.583 1
Reggie Smith 29 1978 33 531 82 132 27 2 93 70 8 90 12 5 0.295 0.382 0.559 0.941
Davey Lopes 28 1979 34 692 109 154 20 6 73 97 4 88 44 4 0.265 0.372 0.464 0.836
Gil Hodges 25 1959 35 480 57 114 19 2 80 58 6 92 3 2 0.276 0.367 0.513 0.88
Tim Wallach 23 1994 36 466 68 116 21 1 78 46 2 80 0 2 0.28 0.356 0.502 0.858
Jeff Kent 29 2005 37 637 100 160 36 0 105 72 8 85 6 2 0.289 0.377 0.512 0.889
Jeff Kent 14 2006 38 473 61 119 27 3 68 55 8 69 1 2 0.292 0.385 0.477 0.862
Jeff Kent 20 2007 39 562 78 149 36 1 79 57 4 61 1 3 0.302 0.375 0.5 0.875

Okay that was fun, now take a look at the post-integration list for most home runs in a season by age for all of baseball. I took the liberty of placing an asterik next to those years which are questionable. Not saying they did or didn't but I thought we should see who was next in line. How about our Adrian Beltre on the board at age 25. Should I have put an "*" there?

Miggy ain't got nothing on Prince. Prince Fielder in the post steroid age hit 50 home runs at the age of 23. That is the most ever hit by a 23 year old in Baseball History. I find that amazing. Also the 1st father/son act to hit 50 home runs. Jimmy Fox hit 58 at age 24 so he has a ways to go to set that record but only 52 to for the Post-Integration record.

MLB Post-Integration Home Run Season Leader Board by Age
Player Name HR Year Age Tm Lg G PA R H 2B 3B RBI BB IBB SO BA OBP BA/OBP SLG OPS
Frank Robinson 38 1956 20 CIN NL 152 668 122 166 27 6 83 64 7 95 0.29 0.379 0.89 0.558 0.937
Eddie Mathews 47 1953 21 MLN NL 157 681 110 175 31 8 135 99 0 83 0.302 0.406 1.04 0.627 1.033
Johnny Bench 45 1970 22 CIN NL 158 671 97 177 35 4 148 54 9 102 0.293 0.345 0.52 0.587 0.932
Prince Fielder 50 2007 23 MIL NL 158 681 109 165 35 2 119 90 21 121 0.288 0.395 1.07 0.618 1.013
Mickey Mantle 52 1956 24 NYY AL 150 652 132 188 22 5 130 112 6 99 0.353 0.464 1.11 0.705 1.169
Alex Rodriguez 52 2001 25 TEX AL 162 732 133 201 34 1 135 75 6 131 0.318 0.399 0.81 0.622 1.021
Adrian Beltre 48 2004 25 LAD NL 156 657 104 200 32 0 121 53 9 87 0.334 0.388 0.54 0.629 1.017
Roger Maris 61 1961 26 NYY AL 161 698 132 159 16 4 142 94 0 67 0.269 0.372 1.03 0.62 0.992
Ken Griffey 56 1997 27 SEA AL 157 704 125 185 34 3 147 76 23 121 0.304 0.382 0.78 0.646 1.028
Ken Griffey 56 1998 28 SEA AL 161 720 120 180 33 3 146 76 11 121 0.284 0.365 0.81 0.611 0.976
Sammy Sosa *** 66 1998 29 CHC NL 159 722 134 198 20 0 158 73 14 171 0.308 0.377 0.69 0.647 1.024
Mickey Mantle 54 1961 29 NYY AL 153 646 132 163 16 6 128 126 9 112 0.317 0.448 1.31 0.687 1.135
Sammy Sosa *** 63 1999 30 CHC NL 162 712 114 180 24 2 141 78 8 171 0.288 0.367 0.79 0.635 1.002
David Ortiz 54 2006 30 BOS AL 151 686 115 160 29 2 137 119 23 117 0.287 0.413 1.26 0.636 1.049
Alex Rodriguez 54 2007 31 NYY AL 158 708 143 183 31 0 156 95 11 120 0.314 0.422 1.08 0.645 1.067
Sammy Sosa *** 64 2001 32 CHC NL 160 711 146 189 34 5 160 116 37 153 0.328 0.437 1.09 0.737 1.174
Mark McGwire *** 52 1996 32 OAK AL 130 548 104 132 21 0 113 116 16 112 0.312 0.467 1.55 0.73 1.197
Greg Vaughn *** 50 1998 32 SDP NL 158 661 112 156 28 4 119 79 6 121 0.272 0.363 0.91 0.597 0.96
Brady Anderson *** 50 1996 32 BAL AL 149 687 117 172 37 5 110 76 1 106 0.297 0.396 0.99 0.637 1.033
Andre Dawson 49 1987 32 CHC NL 153 662 90 178 24 2 137 32 7 103 0.287 0.328 0.41 0.568 0.896
Mark McGwire *** 58 1997 33 TOT ML 156 657 86 148 27 0 123 101 16 159 0.274 0.393 1.19 0.646 1.039
Luis Gonzalez *** 57 2001 33 ARI NL 162 728 128 198 36 7 142 100 24 83 0.325 0.429 1.04 0.688 1.117
Harmon Killebrew 49 1969 33 MIN AL 162 709 106 153 20 2 140 145 20 84 0.276 0.427 1.51 0.584 1.011
Sammy Sosa *** 49 2002 33 CHC NL 150 666 122 160 19 2 108 103 15 144 0.288 0.399 1.11 0.594 0.993
Mark McGwire *** 70 1998 34 STL NL 155 681 130 152 21 0 147 162 28 155 0.299 0.47 1.71 0.752 1.222
Willie Mays 52 1965 34 SFG NL 157 638 118 177 21 3 112 76 16 71 0.317 0.398 0.81 0.645 1.043
Mark McGwire *** 65 1999 35 STL NL 153 661 118 145 21 1 147 133 21 141 0.278 0.424 1.46 0.697 1.121
Barry Bonds 49 2000 35 SFG NL 143 607 129 147 28 4 106 117 22 77 0.306 0.44 1.34 0.688 1.128
Barry Bonds *** 73 2001 36 SFG NL 153 664 129 156 32 2 137 177 35 93 0.328 0.515 1.87 0.863 1.378
Rafael Palmeiro *** 47 2001 36 TEX AL 160 714 98 164 33 0 123 101 8 90 0.273 0.381 1.08 0.563 0.944
Andres Galarraga 41 1997 36 COL NL 154 674 120 191 31 3 140 54 2 141 0.318 0.389 0.71 0.585 0.974
Hank Aaron 47 1971 37 ATL NL 139 573 95 162 22 3 118 71 21 58 0.327 0.41 0.83 0.669 1.079
Barry Bonds *** 45 2003 38 SFG NL 130 550 111 133 22 1 90 148 61 58 0.341 0.529 1.88 0.749 1.278
Darrell Evans 40 1985 38 DET AL 151 594 81 125 17 0 94 85 12 85 0.248 0.356 1.08 0.519 0.875
Barry Bonds *** 45 2004 39 SFG NL 147 617 129 135 27 3 101 232 120 41 0.362 0.609 2.47 0.812 1.421
Hank Aaron 40 1973 39 ATL NL 115 465 84 118 12 1 96 68 13 51 0.301 0.402 1.01 0.643 1.045
Darrell Evans 34 1987 40 DET AL 150 609 90 128 20 0 99 100 8 84 0.257 0.379 1.22 0.501 0.88