On This Day In Baseball History: June 8, 2005

Alex  Rodriguez

 

New York Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez becomes the youngest player to hit 400 career home runs at 29 years and 316 days old passing Ken Griffey. A-Rod would play in all 162 Yankee games in 2005, hitting .321 with 124 runs scored, 48 homers, and 130 rbi. His runs and homers led the AL along with his slugging percentage (.631) and OPS (1.031). He was selected to the All-Star game and won the AL MVP over Boston’s David Ortiz.

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