From Sembower to The Show – Josh Phegley is Mr 500

By @ProBallHoosiers • July 24 

On Sunday afternoon, Josh Phegley hit the 500th Hoosier Home Run in Major League Baseball. 

Sam Travis, Kyle Schwarber and Alex Dickerson already have the total to 503. 

Mike Simon hit the first one in 1913. The only one of his 5 year career with Pittsburgh. Ted Kluszewski has the most with his 279 in his 15 year career ending in 1961 . But Terre Haute native, Mr Indiana Baseball himself, Josh Phegley is Mr. 500 after hitting his 32nd since his MLB debut in 2013. 

Here are your Hoosier Baseball Alumni All Time Home Run Leaders

1. Ted Kluszewski: 279

2. Kyle Schwarber*: 94

T3. Mickey Morandini and Josh Phegley : 32 

5. Kevin Orie: 22

6. Alex Dickerson*: 16

7. Sammy Esposito: 8

8. Pinky May & John Wehner: 4

T10. Doug DeVore, Sam Travis* & Kermit Wahl: 3

T13. Bruce Miller, Mike Simon, & Bob Wellman: 1

* Active

 

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