Did Barry Bonds ever win a home run derby?

Fans were treated to a three-round showdown between two of baseball’s most prolific home run hitters when Bonds defeated McGwire in the 1996 contest, which featured an expanded 10-player field. Bonds trailed by two homers with one out left in the finals, then homered on three straight swings for the win.

How many home run derbies did Barry Bonds win?

1996: Barry Bonds and Mark McGwire Face off

Bonds is the all-time home run leader with 726 career dingers. The two modern day home run kings faced off in the 1996 Home Run Derby and, as expected, didn’t disappoint. Bonds edged McGwire by two home runs, giving him an impressive 17 for the contest.

Who has the most Home Run Derby titles?

Who has won the Home Run Derby the most? Ken Griffey Jr. is the only three-time winner of the event. He was the first player to win in back-to-back years (1998 and 1999). Alonso is the third to win consecutive titles and is one away from tying Griffey.

Who has won the HR Derby twice?

10:45 p.m.: Alonso hits each of the first six pitches he sees for home runs to reclaim his title. He is the third batter ever to win the Home Run Derby twice in a row, joining Ken Griffey Jr. (1998-99) and Yoenis Cespedes (2013-14). PETE ALONSO WINS IT!

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Who won Home Run Derby in 1998?

Juan Soto breaks Derby record with 520-foot home run. His sixth blast of the round traveled a staggering 520 feet, setting a new Home Run Derby record for the longest homer since Statcast went online in 2015.

Who’s winning the Home Run Derby?

Mets slugger Pete Alonso retained his Home Run Derby crown, defeating Trey Mancini in the final round on Monday night at Coors Field in Denver. Alonso came out of the gate with a record 35 home runs in the first round and made it look easy, defeating Juan Soto in the semifinals.

Has there ever been a pitcher in the Home Run Derby?

Has a pitcher ever competed in the Home Run Derby? There has never been a pitcher compete in the Home Run Derby.

Who won the 2002 Home Run Derby?

Giambi wins 2002 Home Run Derby.

Who won the 2000 Home Run Derby?

Giambi hit a then-record 14 home runs in the first round, but couldn’t keep pace with Gonzalez, whose six homers in the final round clinched it. Making the second of five Derby appearances, Sosa came away with his only win in 2000. This year’s event established a four players per league format.

Who won the 2004 Home Run Derby?

Derby Winners

Year Site Winner
2002 Miller Park Jason Giambi
2003 U.S. Cellular Field Garret Anderson
2004 Minute Maid Park Miguel Tejada
2005 Comerica Park Bobby Abreu

Who won Home Run Derby 2019?

Mets slugger Pete Alonso wins Home Run Derby, powering past Trey Mancini in the final round. The king of Queens will retain his Home Run Derby crown for another year. Pete Alonso outlasted Trey Mancini in the final round of the Home Run Derby, beating the Orioles first baseman, 23-22.

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