Most Home Runs By A Shortstop (Single Season)
Best shortstops of all time include Alex Rodriguez and Ernie Banks. They have the highest home runs in a single division.
Rodriguez and Banks are the greatest shortstops in MLB history and are renowned for their incredible hitting abilities.
Banks made history in 1958 by hitting 47 taters in a single division setting the record for the most tater by a shortstop in the National League.
After a few decades, Rodriguez surpassed Banks' record with 57 homers for the Texas Rangers. He now holds the record for the most tater in a division by a shortstop in the American League.
Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez is a baseball shortstop and third baseman. He has played 22 MLB divisions for Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, and New York Yankees.
He has achieved many career milestones, including over 600 homers, over 2000 runs batted in, and over 3000 hits. He also has over 2000 runs scored and over 300 stolen bases.
The player is a 14-time All-Star, winner of three American League MVP Awards, ten Silver Slugger Awards, and two Gold Glove Awards. He is considered the greatest of all time, with a career record for 25 grand slams.
He debuted in MLB on 8th July 1994 for the Seattle Mariners. Since, he has played with Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers, and New York Yankees.
Ernie Banks was a shortstop and first baseman in MLB. He played for the Chicago Cubs between 1953 and 1971.
He began his career in Negro Leagues before embarking on National League Career in September 1953. He was NL Rookie of the Year runner-up in 1954 and NL All-Star for 11 divisions.
The player was the National League MVP in 1958 and 1959 and the first Glove winner as a Cubs player in 1960. He then became a regular first baseman for the Cubs in 1962.
Ernie debuted in MLB on 17th September 1953 for the Cubs. He maintained 512 taters and an RBI of 1636. The player also had 2,583 career hits and a batting average of .274.
He was inducted National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977 and was a part of the MLB All-Century Team in 1999.