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Welcome to the 500 Home Run Club®, LLC, the exclusively authorized, internationally recognized organization founded to celebrate the awe inspiring achievements of the greatest home run hitters in baseball history. The club operates with the endorsement and support of both Major League Baseball and the Baseball Hall of Fame.

 

 

 
Black History Month

ESPN celebrates Black History Month

Black History MonthAn article by the Philadelphia Tribune

ESPN will have some very special programs during Black History Month highlighting the achievement of African-Americans in sports. The network will have three major sports programs.

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Ernie BanksSI cover: Remembering "Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks
an article by Sports Illustrated

“Mr. Cub” was so many things to so many people that it was easy to look past the Cubs' perennial stupor into the bottom of the National League nearly each and every season he was in the major leagues.

Banks, who graces this week’s regional cover of Sports Illustrated, died last Friday at 83 of a heart attack and immediately received tributes from all around the world.

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Ernie BanksFans, former teammates, friends pay respects at Ernie Banks visitation
an article by the Chicago Tribune

Ernie Banks loved baseball and he loved the fans.

On Friday, the fans loved him back, paying their respects during a public visitation at Fourth Presbyterian Church in downtown Chicago.

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Vote for your favorite 500, 600, 700 or Honorary 800 HRC

We're updating our members' pages by adding live video of their 500th home run. Vote for your favorite 500, 600, 700 or Honorary 800 HRC member now. A new winner voted in each month. To view the video go to the member's link at the bottom of their page.

Eddie Murray, 500 HRC member won this month's poll. Thanks for voting!


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Ernie BanksErnie Banks, legendary 'Mr. Cub,' dead at 83
an article by the Chicago Tribune

Known worldwide as “Mr. Cub,” Banks became the Cubs' first African-American player on Sept. 17, 1953, and went on to become an 11-time All-Star and two-time...

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Milestone Video Winner

Eddie MurrayEddie Murray

Eddie Murray hit his milestone 500th home run against the Detroit Tigers on September 6, 1996.

Murray hit home runs from both sides of the plate in 11 games and retired in 1997 with 504 home runs.

For more information on Eddie Murray visit his member’s page here.

Ernie Banks/Sports Illustrated

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Member HR Milestone Video Poll 03/01/2015
 

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