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The most home runs in a single MLB season

There's something special about the long ball and here, we will look at the most home runs in a single season for MLB's most powerful hitters in history.

From the early 20th century to today, there have been a few special campaigns featuring certain players hitting the ball out of the park in what feels like every other game.

MLB single-season home run leaders

Player

Home Runs

Team

Year

Barry Bonds

73

San Francisco Giants

2001

Mark McGwire

70

St. Louis Cardinals

1998

Sammy Sosa

66

Chicago Cubs

1998

Mark McGwire

65

St. Louis Cardinals

1999

Sammy Sosa

64

Chicago Cubs

2001

Sammy Sosa

63

Chicago Cubs

1999

Aaron Judge

62

New York Yankees

2022

Roger Maris

61

New York Yankees

1961

Babe Ruth

60

New York Yankees

1927

Babe Ruth

59

New York Yankees

1921

Giancarlo Stanton

59

Miami Marlins

2017

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