Mark McGwire Career Home Runs Overview
During Mark McGwire's 16-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of
583 home runs, an average of 36 home runs per season. 1998 was his best season
with 70 home runs and his worst season was 1986 when he had
3 home runs. Mark McGwire outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting
USA (48.9087), Baby Boomers (62.6242), Y (217.415), mlb (50.1495), and 1B (86.1625) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that
visualize this information in more detail.
Home runs (HR) are hits where the player hits the ball and reaches home in a single play without the benefit of an error or fielders choice. Commonly this is done by the player hitting the ball over the outfield fence in fair territory but it can also occur with a well placed hit that stays inside the park. Generally, for Home Runs, higher is better. (Source
Mark McGwire Lifetime Home Runs and Similar Stats
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Mark McGwire Home Runs By Year Line Chart
This line chart shows Mark McGwire's yearly Home Runs
for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison,
are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, 1B, and players from their
country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
Mark McGwire Cumulative Home Runs by Year
This line chart attempts to show show how Mark McGwire's career Home Runs progressed by year.
Each year on the chart represents Mark McGwire's career Home Runs at the end of that season.
Mark McGwire Home Runs By Year Box Chart
This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Mark McGwire and related player groups by summarizing Home Runs
for each season played by Mark McGwire. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box
being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and
medians to draw your conclusions!
Mark McGwire Home Runs Per Season Stats Table
This table shows Mark McGwire Home Runs stats per season for his full MLB career with the
aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season
player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players,
1B, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each
group for each year of Mark McGwire career.
Note: "—" indicate there were no players
for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may
not have been a hall of famer playing that year.