The most home runs allowed by a pitcher in a career, the most home runs allowed in a season, the most in a game and other similar home runs allowed records are presented below and research is complete through completion of the previous season.
"I never slept when I lost. I'd see the sun come up without ever having closed my eyes. I'd see those base hits over and over and they would drive me crazy." - Robin Roberts (Major League Leader in Home Runs Allowed)
Home Runs Allowed in a Career Records
Home Runs Allowed in a Single Season Records
Home Runs Allowed in a Game Records
Most Home Runs Allowed
In A Game
(6+ HRs in a Game)
Home Runs Allowed in an Inning Records
The "modern" (since 1900) National League record for home runs allowed in a game is six and it has been allowed three times by three different pitchers: Larry Benton of New York on May 12, 1930 , Sloppy Thurston of Brooklyn on August 13, 1932 & Bill Kerksieck of Philadelphia on August 13, 1939 .
Some entire pitching staffs are infamous and get their own team related home runs allowed records which we have posted below:
|Most Home Runs Allowed by a Team in a Season|
|AL||305||2019 Baltimore Orioles|
|NL||270||2019 Colorado Rockies|
Did you know that only four pitchers in Major League history have ever given up four consecutive home runs in an inning ? On July 31, 1963 , Paul Foytack of the Los Angeles Angels set the mark, forty-four years later Chase Wright , on April 22, 2007 , tied the mark, three short years later, Dave Bush joined the "club", on August 11, 2010 , and lastly Michael Blazek entered the Almanac on July 27, 2017 .