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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The True All-Time Dinger List
As we mark the anniversary of the day Hank Aaron passed Babe Ruth's career HR record with #715, I will make the claim that the ranking of the all-time leaders has really not changed all that much since, even allowing for the tentative addition of steroid-era players not publicly linked to PEDs (though one has to wonder about, for example, Griffey's sudden power exploits at the apex of the scandal). So here's the true top 19, and you can see the gaps where cheaters were deleted.
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