Legends On Deck

Players Who Have Finished Shy Of A MLB Milestone

(Gabe Rodriguez)

(Gabe Rodriguez)

On Sunday, the New York Yankees announced that Alex Rodriguez would be released from the team but re-hired as an adviser.  Rodriguez through his own interview with Fox Sports and also through the team press conference agreed to the decision but one thing he left on the table was the four home runs he needs to reach 700 for his career.

A-Rod has not ruled out coming back and playing for another team, but since his last Yankees home game will be on Friday, and with Joe Girardi stating that it will be up to A-Rod if he would like to play in any of this weeks remaining games prior to Friday, there may be a slight chance that Rodriguez gets to the 700 home run milestone, but in reality he may fall short like many other Legends before him.

Willie Mays – 2992

Carl Yastrzemski – 11988

Rickey Henderson – 2295
Stan Musial – 1949

Sam Rice – 2987

Tris Speaker – 792
Craig Biggio – 668
Luis Gonzalez – 596
Todd Helton – 592

Ty Cobb – 297
Joe Kelly – 194
Paul Waner – 191

Alex Rodriguez – 696 (*Still active)
Frank Robinson – 586
Lou Gehrig – 493
Fred McGriff – 493

Hank Aaron – 2297
Barry Bonds – 1996

Ty Cobb – 892

David Conde

Co-Founder/Executive Editor at Legends On Deck®
David is the Founder and Executive Editor of Legends On Deck®. He was a Senior Editor for MetsMerizedOnline, MetsMinors.net and Contributor for Hardballchat.com. David's idea forLegends on Deck is to be a site where passionate fans of the game have a place to read about their favorite baseball teams. The site is also for people who had a talent to write or even take photographs and have the platform to share. The passion of following the Minor Leagues can be seen all over the site as the players journey's are what what drives the LOD team to share their content. David's passion is making available a site that people can have fun sharing and reading.

You can also reach out to David at daconde@legendsondeck.com
David Conde
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