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Giancarlo Stanton takes aim on HR mark

    LOS ANGELES -- The Giancarlo Stanton road show continued Friday at Dodger Stadium, where he cranked out his sixth home run of the trip. If Stanton goes deep either today or Sunday, he will break the club record for most home runs hit on a road trip with seven.

    As it now stands, he's in a four-way tie with three former Marlins:

    Player                      # Games on Road Trip         Dates                     No. HR

    Giancarlo Stanton                 9 (so far)           8/16/12--8/24/12          6

    Miguel Cabrera                    10                      7/14/05--7/24/05          6

    Mike Lowell                         12                      5/12/03--5/25/03          6

    Preston Wilson                     13                      9/12/00--9/24/00          6

    Stanton also put his name alongside Ted Williams with last night's homer. With 83 career home runs, Stanton now ranks 11th -- tied with Williams -- for most home runs hit before age 23. Mel Ott, with 115 home runs before his 23rd birthday, tops the list:

             Player                                      HR's (before age 23)

   1. Mel Ott                                              115

   2. Eddie Mathews                                   112

   3. Tony Conigliaro                                  104

   4. Alex Rodriguez                                     95

   5. Frank Robinson                                     93

   6. Johnny Bench                                        87

       Ken Griffey Jr.                                      87

   8. Jimmie Foxx                                         86

   9. Andruw Jones                                        84

       Mickey Mantle                                       84

 11. Giancarlo Stanton                                  83

       Ted Williams                                         83

 

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