Through the 2010 season, Jim Thome of the Minnesota Twins had 589 career home runs and needed 11 to reach 600.
Barry Bonds was the fastest, hitting his 30th home run on June 4, 2001. He also was the fastest to 40, 50, 60 and 70 home runs in a season.
73, by Barry Bonds in the 2001 season
A 20-20 player is a player that hits 20 home runs in a season and also steals 20 bases in that season
well if the pattern continues think the player should have 54 homeruns for the entire season
Sosa is the last name of professional baseball player Sammy Sosa. Over the course of his career, Sosa became one of the few players to reach 600 career home runs. He is also the all-time home run leader among foreign-born MLB players. Sosa is one of only two players to reach 160 RBIs in a season, and is the only player to have hit 60 or more home runs in a single season three times.
Through the 2009 season, that is Luis Gonzalez who hit 57 home runs in 2001.
== == No, post-season home runs don't count in a player's career totals. No post-season stats count towards career totals. They go in a separate category, usually entitled "Postseason Career."
Lance Franklin (Hawthorn)- 102 for the home-and-away season 2008
The record is still held by Barry Bonds.
In MLB history, the player who hit the second most home runs in a season was Mark McGwire who hit 70 in 1998.